Now, me and me have been great friends for over 38 years, except for those few years during High School and maybe 6 months during my early twenties…and last week for a few days.
I almost gave up over the last two weeks. I almost went back to the beginning and started over. My company shuts down for the holiday and my family took precedence over all the things […]
The suit made me powerful in ways I only dreamed of as a boy, hell, in ways I dreamed of as a man. But I was still just a man, and a broken one at that.
I’ve been a bit silent as of late and it’s not because I forgot about you wonderful people. Well, all right, I did neglect you a bit and it was intentional.
Don’t condescend to your readers. Source: George Saunders Explains How to Tell a Good Story – The Atlantic
It helps, I think, that I’m a little on the chunky side. Don’t get upset. I know I’m chunky. I’m not upset about it, so you shouldn’t be either. And, honestly, it helps me. I’m […]
This is what it looks like to fall apart. It’s not necessarily messy. There isn’t a drunken break down in front of the family around the dinner table. It’s a slow inexorable disintegration, not of […]
It varies. Some novels begin with a scrap of language – for instance, “This is true,” the first sentence of “How to Tell a True War Story.” When I wrote that, I knew nothing at all […]
I’ve started a few things. I even have some promising stories I really want to tell, but writing hasn’t come as easily this month. And to be honest, adding daily writing to the pantheon of […]
Here’s what I worked through to bring you Chapter 4 of Sol.