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Thereby hangs a tale… Writing is a full time job, and then some. Lately I’ve been taking time away from the blog to just Do Write—to really get down and dirty in the drafts of my own writing. As one … Continue reading
Being a writer means hard work. Period. Full Stop. Do not enter if you can’t stand the directional pull. Because there will be narrows ahead, there will be doldrums, becalmed days of drifting on endless seas waiting for a coolant … Continue reading
Thereby hangs a tale… Sex and creativity. Seems a cliché. Yet aren’t clichés cliché for a reason? Duh. After watching Black Swan I’ve been reflecting on this role of sex in our creative process. Far from being a “nudge, nudge, … Continue reading
Thereby hangs a tale… Of late I’ve written of cookery and garden smithery. Both pastimes decidedly domestic endeavors, and I make no bones of my love of each. I once heard a preacher man say: “Make your life a work … Continue reading