Old Business Well, the first two week cycle of my increased blog output ended last week with no post on the poetry blog, but successfully on the other three, and now we're back to this blog, it being Tuesday and all. So now that we've got the progress started, rather than talk about that for … Continue reading Something Special, Maybe?
Part One: He writes about writing about writing. Writers sure do love to write about writing. We're ridiculous. Anytime we're not writing for pay we're writing about the experience of having written for pay, or not for pay. Or whatever. We just love to hear ourselves go on. I have always likened this activity to … Continue reading The Process
It depends on the person, ultimately. Imagine every book you've ever seen, and now think about before they were books. Before they were volumes on a shelf, most of the time sitting mutely, collecting dust, they were ideas. They were ideas that became a labor of love at the hands of hundreds of thousands, millions … Continue reading Things I Haven’t Had Time to Think About
Dear Ms. Fey, I'm writing to you today as a wild-eyed, obsessed fan perfectly normal person who is in no way a threat to one day shoot you interested in annoying you. I feel I'm off to a bad start. Photo Credit: Gage Skidmore Let me try being honest. I am slightly obsessed, but that's your … Continue reading An Open Letter to Tina Fey
I have indicated in the past that I'm a bit of a "fly by the seat of my britches" kind of writer. I have an idea of where I want to start and a less well-formed idea of where I want to finish, and then I kind of sit back and see what happens along … Continue reading Out Of The Blue