You know this ain't love
No, this ain't love
(What is it then?) It's desperation
Eminem, Desperation (featuring Jamie N Commons), The Marshall Mathers LP2
Now that I'm writing again outside of work, I find my reading tastes are, once again, leaning more literary and less 'brain candy'.
Yesterday, I started a memoir by one of my favorite authors, Richard Russo. At three a.m. this morning I made myself put it down; and then devoured the rest when I woke up. The U.S. release of the book is titled Elsewhere. ...continue reading "Elsewhere, by Richard Russo – Review and Personal Reflection"
I have had a life-long relationship with writing, that has been by turns euphoric, heart-breaking, tedious, enlightening, discouraging, and profitable- but continually unexpected. ...continue reading "So You Wanna Be a Writer…"
I often find myself trying to find the words for a big blog post that will make a powerful impact. I keep forgetting that writers write... and if I only write when I'm sure I'm going to change the world...it ain't gonna happen. ...continue reading "Writers Write"
I am one of many Americans that would pay good money if I could be guaranteed that I never again had to hear a song from the movie Frozen. Or Everything is Awesome from the Lego Movie. I've heard comedians make similar jokes about the songs from The Lion King.
And then I remember ET from my own childhood. You know, The Extra-Terrestrial? Reese's Pieces? Phone home, any one? The adults mocked us for our tears and devotion to the little creature, but I was profoundly moved by his journey. ...continue reading "What’s your most beloved childhood story?"