Sunday, I had the opportunity to sit in the WPVM studios during a broadcast of WordPlay. Katherine Min read from Secondhand World; a lyrical novel of sorts. Sebastian Matthews discussed […]
Two things happen when you let go of something; you feel the pain of its absence more acutely or you feel the freedom from the weight it once possessed in […]
From The New Yorker: Editing takes a variety of forms. It includes the discovery of talent…. It can be a matter of financial and emotional support in difficult times…. an […]
From The New Yorker: Part of the reason there were no real biographies is that little was known about Gibran’s life, and the reason for that is that he didn’t […]
From AdPulp: The web is social. Coffee is social. Link.
Kurt Vonnegut’s eight rules for writing fiction Link. Stephen King’s seven tips for becoming a better writer Link.
It is all about packaging, whether one likes it or not. The British design/publishing company knew that when they released their catalog of books produced in cigarette packaging. When browsing […]
From 43 Folders: [Chuck] Close talks about evolving his method of working to overcome his own personality. “I’m a nervous wreck. I’m a slob. I have no patience. And I’m […]
Of course you don’t. Based on the blogosphere, it must not be taught in schools anymore. If you are one who remembers grammar class, this is great: Diagramming the Preamble […]
There’s a difference between greatest or best and most beneficial books. But if no one is going to visit the library to discover them, will they truly be great, best […]