Monthly Archives: October 2013

Writers’ Wisdom

“I can only write when it’s dark, so basically, my whole day is spent waiting for it to get dark.” David Sedaris  This is pretty much my philosophy — and it’s one I need to change, stat, as NaNoWriMo begins … Continue reading

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Because there’s no better month than NaNoWriMo

NaNoWriMo. For years I’ve seen its hashtag take over my Twitter feed every November, always intrigued and inspired by National Novel Writing Month and the thousands of its participants trying to write their version of the “Great American Novel.” Despite … Continue reading

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Writers’ Wisdom

“Always be a poet, even in prose.” Charles Baudelaire NMM

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Bookworm: “Ham on Rye”

The drinking in of Charles Bukowski’s writing continues with “Ham on Rye.”I wrote a few weeks back about blowing through “Post Office,” but I took my time with “Ham on Rye,” mostly because I didn’t want to finish it. It was … Continue reading

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Writers’ Wisdom

“Most of the basic material a writer works with is acquired before the age of fifteen.” Willa Cather NMM

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Writers’ Wisdom

“I love writing. I love the swirl and swing of words as they tangle with human emotions.” James Michener NMM

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Bookworm: “Post Office”

So how about I’m finally making my way through the rest of my Charles Bukowski books I bought two years ago when Borders was closing? Terrible, I know, and I have no excuse, but maybe it was the way that … Continue reading

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