Dear aspiring novelist, Thank you for your letter. I don’t wish to offend. But I’ve been asked that question before, and I’ve learned something like the following is the best advice I can give. It […]
The mathematician and philosopher Blaise Pascal famously said of one of his letters that he did not have the time to make it shorter, by which he meant that writing well, which surely includes writing […]
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I opened my eyes and the past faded. I took a long breath and let it out. Back to the present. Back to work. I lifted myself up from the antique porcelain embalmer’s slab that […]
We are never as creative as when making excuses for why we can’t be. Akira Kurosawa, for those who don’t know, wasn’t just one of the greatest directors in Japan. He was one of the […]
A couple times now I’ve been asked how I handle it, most recently yesterday. This is my answer. I don’t think there’s a thing called Writer’s Block. What we call Writer’s Block is a collection […]