Generally Miserable

Every once in awhile I read advice from a published author on how to write, just as a refresher course on what I should be doing. Neil Gaiman has good advice. Margaret Atwood does too. Anne Lamott's Bird by Bird is a fabulous book, and I'm not sure why I don't own it yet. I... Continue Reading →


Haiku Thoughts

Americans love words. We really adore words, written or spoken. We devour them from the internet, books, TV, radio, and blogs. Ironically, blogs are one of the best examples of our obsession with words. We're also a very "wordy" people. We like hyperbole, adynata, purple prose, and adjectives. Lots of adjectives. Where one word would... Continue Reading →

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