Archive | September 2009
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Literally…. Which in this case, well, fits in more ways that one. Whether is the loss of a beloved pet. Thousands of people losing their jobs all around you. Spending a week with your mother in the hospital only to return to the same place yourself and endure an agonizingly long weekend in the emergency […]
Sorry for the lack of posts, although I don’t make it a habit of posting everyday. Spent the weekend in the emergency room, severe abdominal pain. Now I got to go and see the specialist, but so far it means a radical change of diet and pills for the foreseeable future. The woes of an […]
Speaking of which, have we discussed whether you find your work character-driven or plot-driven? And, any commonalities among the characters who aren’t working quite right yet? No we haven’t, oh gentle readers. The reasons is that the difference between the two (character-driven vs. plot-driven) is hard to define. There is not clear break between […]
I came across this book the other day, as I often do when visiting a book store, which is big retail sale area with lots of books in it, but that’s not important right now. Said book had a cover and in the cover I saw the following: A young Caucasian female, in her early […]
Sputnitsa recently wrote: “The Golden Rule (about writing) is there are no rules.” I disagreed (and still do), and said so. That doesn’t mean that she is wrong. Only that I disagree. Yes, I know you can read the caption under the screaming cat. Irony is ironic. Sometimes. But I digressed. I should stop doing […]
I am, as far as my writing is concerned. I control the vertical and the horizontal. Within the pages of my book I rule all. Creation and destruction. All knowing, All seeing, All doing. Yet, what a fragile little universe it is when it thrown in to the vast sea of literary existence. Other deities […]