My Weakly Walk: On Originality and Failure

One of my weekend pleasures is tuning into CBS Sunday Morning and seeing what the show, specifically Bill Geist, has to offer. He never fails, and my inspiration this week comes from his segment, A Tour of the Museum of Bad Art. Housed in the basement of the Somerville Movie Theater in Massachusetts, the Museum of Bad Art … More My Weakly Walk: On Originality and Failure

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The NaNoWriMo Misconception (The Book of Delusions 20:13)

What if there were no computers or typewriters? No Backspace key, no Delete button, no Wite-Out, nor erasers? Merely pen and paper. When you made a mistake, you’d ball up the paper and toss it in the trash, right? But after going through a whole thicket of Pine trees and finding your change purse empty (as … More The NaNoWriMo Misconception (The Book of Delusions 20:13)

The Weekend Getaway

Welcome to the world of the writer: oftentimes a hobbit hole of solitary confinement. We imprison ourselves there, poring over tomes of research and babbling nonsensical asides, typing until our fingers are bloody stumps as we finish our Magna Ópera. Or maybe not. For several years I lived this way, but not because my head … More The Weekend Getaway