Monthly Archives: February 2012
What is wonderful about great literature is that it transforms the man who reads it toward the condition of the man who wrote. – E. M. Forster Most of us are well aware of the advantages of having a writing/critiquing … Continue reading
I’m hearing from some of my followers that they are not receiving notification of new postings. I’m trying to figure out what is going on; but rest assured, I am continuing to post. Please keep checking back, even if you … Continue reading
Identity would seem to be the garment with which one covers the nakedness of the self, in which case, it is best that the garment be loose, a little like the robes of the desert, through which one’s nakedness … Continue reading
Check out my latest BookPleasures article, “Writing Ain’t for Sissies.”
“You don’t need to wait for inspiration to write. It’s easier to be inspired while writing that while not writing…” — Josip Novakovich, Fiction Writer’s Workshop I was looking for an exercise for my writing group and came across one … Continue reading
Truth is not loved because it is better for us. We hunger and thirst for it. And the appetite for truthful books is greater than ever. – Saul Bellow In my BookPleasure article, “Memoir – Truth Telling” this week, I … Continue reading
Check out my article, “Memoir — Truth Telling,” for BookPleasures.com.
The form chooses you, not the other way around. An idea comes and is already embodied in a form. —Michael Frayn Sometimes in the swells of the dawn or at the last light of the day, an idea comes to … Continue reading
This week for BookPleasures.com, I wrote an article about how poetry is for everyone in every walk of life, at any age, and from all cultures. I thought, today, it might be fun to share poems we really like (as … Continue reading
Check out my BookPleasures.com article, Poetry for All. The website for Favorite Poem Project is http://www.favoritepoem.org/.