Sunday, October 5, 2014
Birthday month 30-day writing challenge: Day 4....
Day 4: The meaning behind your Tumblr name.
As can be seen from the previous sentence, today's writing challenge is quite easy.
I may have written about it in a previous entry, but anyway...
Clayman79 is my third online name. The original one was from a teen drama series I watched a million years ago. That was the time when IRC was all the rage. The second online name I had was "greenjack." It was a marriage of my online name and the online name of my first partner.
When we parted ways, I chose to end my previous blog, which was three years old during that time. It can still be accessed here.
During those times, one of the books I read was Michael Chabon's "The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay." It was during the ICON days. One of our friends, Cheacherchowee, lent me the book (and eventually gave it to me!!!). Sam Clay was one of the protagonists. He earned the nickname Clayman in the novel. I felt I could relate to him as his character was a writer and also an AJ. Haha!
So that's the story of "clayman."