Month: January 2012

Stop the Madness

When I relaunched this site with a focus on writing, I decided to shy away from political posts here. It’s not that I don’t care or have an interest in the subject. But there are endless locations on the Internet where those discussions are held. Problems are rarely solved at any of them, but if… Read more »

The Writer As Sponge


The biggest difference between writers and normal people may not be the writer’s ability to string interesting thoughts into coherent sentences. The mechanics of creative writing can be taught. The key difference may be the process that occurs before the first word is written. The moment of creation, random and chaotic as human conception, is… Read more »