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We made an anthology, my friend Lydia and I. And her friend Isaia. And all of our friends Nyki, Jonathan, Barbara, Lesli, Daniel, Indigo, and Lindsey. And all of the people who helped and encouraged them to keep making up … Continue reading
I wish I could write like my friend Indigo. He’s just started up his own blog and as happens whenever I read his writing, I was blown away by his style, his wit, and his fearless honesty. Unlike me, he … Continue reading
Editing…honestly I’m a rotten editor. I don’t know how people do it. It’s a *little* easier going over someone else’s work – hearing the sound of an inconsistent voice or falling into obvious plot holes – but determining the objective … Continue reading
When we put so much time, effort, and – if we’re doing it right – ourselves into our writing, it’s hard not to yearn for a sense of validation beyond our own quiet sense of achievement. Perhaps some of us … Continue reading
All writing is good writing, even the stuff that doesn’t quite work. I tend to contemplate and discard stuff through mental mastication, but there is something fundamental about getting it out where you can take a good look at it … Continue reading
Why Blog? I’m currently reading a biography of Montaigne. I think he would have been a big-time blogger. Probably even a Tweeter, but I’m not going there. The point of this attempt at blogging is to hone and practice my … Continue reading