Category Archives: Writing by others

Is Writer’s Block Limited to Fiction? And What Can be Done About it?

“Writer’s block is a condition, primarily associated with writing, in which an author loses the ability to produce new work, or experiences a creative slowdown. The condition ranges in difficulty from coming up with original ideas to being unable to … Continue reading

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A Bot’s Answer to Pretentious Artist Statements

The online Oxford Living Dictionaries defines bollocks in this way: Plural Noun British vulgar slang 1. The testicles. 2. (treated as singular ) Nonsense; rubbish (used to express contempt or disagreement, or as an exclamation of annoyance). Solidy in keeping … Continue reading

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Waiting

A writer is always waiting on someone or something. Right now I am waiting on an article to be published, an article to be accepted, and a book proposal to be approved. As well as waiting on books to arrive, … Continue reading

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What Lies Beyond Understanding?

Are there some things that are simply unimaginable? Not in the religious or philosophical sense, but are there things in our physical world that simply defy understanding? I’ve been trying to recall what Aldous Huxley said about this. As I … Continue reading

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Some Quotes from Krishnamurti

J. Krishnamurti was an Brahimin Indian born in 1895 and groomed by the Theosophical society to be a world-wide spiritual leader. In 1929 he disavowed the promotion of the society and disbanded his followers. He told them that enlightenment could … Continue reading

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More on Ranier Maria Rilke

“God is man’s greatest idea.” Camille Paglia Rilke is a favorite poet of mine and I’ve quoted Poems From The Book of Hours before (internal link). His mysterious writing lends itself to many interpretations, however, a chief translator of his, Babette Deutsch, … Continue reading

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An Expanding Balloon

Have you ever attempted an article so complex that it demands a timeline or a character map? Right now I am working with an editor to come up with an angle on a story about an inland lake. What do … Continue reading

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