Reading: Burning Down the House: Essays on Fiction, Charles Baxter The Sun Also Rises, Ernest Hemingway Blanco, Allen Wier I've written a short (1200 words) essay about one of the pieces in the Baxter collection and sent it to a few places. I may run it here soon. One of the interesting things about Burning … Continue reading What I’m Reading, What I’m Writing
I've gone back and forth on this. One thing I can say is that when I achieve flow in a short story or longer-form fiction, the last thing I want to do is open another tab and start blogging about it. I don't want to do anything other than stay in the flow. But no … Continue reading Does Blogging Mess Up a Writing Life?
March 23, 2010 I know I'm late on this, but I've been wanting to reiterate that what Michael Giacchino said at the Oscars (and how he said it) was really important: Thank you, guys. When I was... I was nine and I asked my dad, "Can I have your movie camera? That old, wind-up 8 … Continue reading Being Creative Is Not A Waste of Time