I mentioned in my Series of Thoughts on the Last Jedi the whole “Messiah Can Only Save You Once” aspect of the Hero. Robin Rowland does a more systematic Defense: connecting the tragic tales of King Arthur, Odysseus, Theseus, and others. In a nutshell, when the hero ages, the time of his glories pass, and … More The Aging Hero: a Thorough Defense of The Last Jedi
“Keep the politicians near enough to kick them.” -G.K. Chesterton
This lovely strange trip of a book is done and I’m ready to push the baby bird out the nest. This is a story I’ve been imagining and tweaking with for some time. It’s time for it to meet the world. Watch this space.
This is essentially my philosophy. And I too got started on a typewriter… Kobo Writing Life by Barbara G. Tarn Next year I’ll celebrate 40 years of stories. I stopped counting before the indie revolution and I was already over 500 titles, with less than 10 unfinished. Before you ask: yes, they suck. No, I … More Five Things I Learned in the Age of the Typewriter
Justice is not done to the versatility and the unplumbed childishness of man’s imagination. -Robert Louis Stevenson
Writing -any creative endeavor, really – is all about giving yourself permission to fail. Now, in one sense, that’s idiotic and ridiculous. The purpose of art is not to make something that’s bad. It’s not to allow something that’s bad to enter the market. The purpose of art is to make something that people respond … More WriteTip: When You Get Stuck, You Just Keep Going
…but I have been collecting followers on Tablo at a fairly rapid clip. Without too much promotion on social media, either. I’m going to chalk that up to the work appealing on some level. The last chapter of The Devil Left Him is started. I can still finish if I sit down and make it happen. … More I Don’t Know If This Means Anything…