I tend to come down on the ass-in-chair side of the debate between inspiration and perspiration. But, there’s something else here.
Straight out of college I took a very corporate job — the kind with an annual week set aside to celebrate itself, complete with a cake in the shape of its logo and “fun” pop quizzes on company history.
We’re starting out the New Year early, with an open call for our first (and hopefully annual) flash fiction contest
For me, the best part of starting a new writing project is discovery.
The body. Your body, my body, our bodies are a problem.
Confession: I have no idea where to put a paragraph break.
The imagination is powerless. All it does is repeat things it’s seen and heard, repeat them in an altered voice, attempt to commit sins that were already committed long ago.” – Andrzej Stasiuk, Dukla I have thought about this quote, off and on, since I read it almost […]
October 30, 2016 Dear Mr. Zinsser, We never shook hands or formally introduced ourselves, but we met ten years ago when you spoke at the Hudson Valley Writers Center in Ossining, New York. The late July sun poured in through the windows of the long, rectangular room, making […]