Quiet

There are many kinds of quiet. They speak of the quiet of the grave, but I'm of the opinion that it could be noisy as hell in there, it's just the closest ears are on a dead guy. But it's probably not too noisy. A quiet night where I live is relatively quiet. Relative to … Continue reading Quiet

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I have a friend who says, (and I'm paraphrasing, probably incorrectly), "You can only call yourself a writer if you write." In other words, on the days you don't write you're not a writer. On a technical level this seems pretty obvious, and I often wonder: what is a plumber on the days she doesn't … Continue reading 798

Finis

There are many variations. Some authors harken back to the Latin, which you've got to admit - if you're looking for the most unnecessarily pretentious way to end a book you can't do much better than the Latin, Finis. The Sumerian equivalent maybe, in cuneiform. That might be slightly more pretentious, but only slightly. I'm … Continue reading Finis