A is for The Abyss

Celebrating the A to Z Blogging Challenge with quotations on the writing life. There are no words to express the abyss between isolation and having one ally. It may be conceded to the mathematicians that four is twice two. But two is not twice one; two is two thousand times one... G.K. Chesterton Encouragement is … Continue reading A is for The Abyss

The power of the “Atta Girl”

You know what? As a teacher of fiction writing I don't exactly tick all the boxes. I procrastinate when grading papers. I change my mind about assignment deadlines. I don't have written lecture notes. My pasted-together "textbooks" are so fat they're laughable, being stuffed with quotations and articles. That other people have written, not me. … Continue reading The power of the “Atta Girl”