Tag Archives: fiction

Book Review: Gods in Everyman

I don’t usually post a book review here. I write them on Goodreads when I finish a book, usually, and leave it at that. Yet in this particular case I am posting it here because of a surprising connection to writers and writing. Gods in Everyman: A New Psychology of Men’s Lives and Loves, by …

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The Pen is Mightier…For Now

I’m engaged in a long term writing project. Fiction. Beyond that I don’t want to reveal any content details, because I myself am not sure where if anywhere it will go. Plus all writing feels more fragile lately, and I don’t want to risk anything slowing what momentum I have going for it. So I …

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The Ideal Place to Read My Books

Broadly, anywhere a reader could comfortably enjoy any or all of my books is the ideal place, of course. I’m not one to dictate such things. In truth, I don’t think there is much about my novels, or short story collections that would partner specifically well with a given setting or circumstance. In the bath, …

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Slog.

The last few weeks, maybe months, I’ve been up against some internal resistance in my fiction writing. I once described this experience not as writer’s block, but as writer’s weight, and I seem to be suffering from a heavy dose recently. I don’t know exactly why, I wish I did, so I could fix it. As with …

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More for Miscellany

Believe it or not, I don’t try to out and out sell everything I write. This shouldn’t shock any of you; I offered my essay contest earlier this year for free. (Download a copy of Thoughts I Wrote Down Because I Hate Talking to People if you haven’t yet.) But I also don’t want to publish …

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