The original saying that goes, “I never argue with a man who buys his ink by the barrel”, has never really had its proper attribution. Continue reading
For me, the process of conceptualization when writing is like a stream of consciousness exercise but in my case, it’s more a stream of strategy: the piecing together of myriad ideas across a broad spectrum of events and genres.
I read an article some time ago (I can’t remember by whom) that said all writers are “loners”. The premise of course, was part truth—part sarcasm. Continue reading
In between major projects the creative bug really bites. I’ve always been one to feel the thirst for the inner workings of society and why world history transpired as it did.
Then there’s an overall longing to learn different ways of being innovative, all with a segue into writing. Continue reading
When taking a picture, zoom it out.
Nearly every book on writing theory I’ve read has been resolute in a single mantra: take prolific notes. The rationale being you’ll never know when inspiration hits. And if you’re like me where life’s sparks are easily forgotten, it’s a boon. Continue reading
What would you say to a coffee table book on coffee expression? Amazon tells us it’s been tried prior but wouldn’t it be a fantastic display given a contemporary treatment?
I don’t have near the photographic ability to bring it to life (I’d love to brew the copy) but if anyone had a crack at it, I’d definitely consider it a buy.
Look at the skill in this latté I saw yesterday: it simply deserves preserving. Though I was assured it felt even better inside. Doesn’t it breathe Mephistophelian oxygen?
I’ve decided I’m expert at two things: writing (unintentional) cutesy inappropriately formal emails, and earning an “edited” flag that sits next to my social media posts (embarrassing).