Monthly Archives: August 2012

Why Writers Need Good Chairs

The most profound insight I’ve reached lately is that a writer needs an excellent chair.  Much better than the one I have, which I’m pretty sure is causing my back pain.  (Another possible cause is watching TV while yielding most of the couch to a self-centered Labrador retriever.  Hannah’s insistence on proximity to me for her after-dinner coma forces me to drape… Continue Reading

On Water and Words

Sometimes we don’t know what’s on our minds until we wake from a dream in a dark room.  This is especially true for me when I’m working on a first draft, living a story in my head as I set down rows of words and take most of them back.  Last night I dreamed of watching our car fall into a… Continue Reading

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