Now, a meditation on quiet moments that remind us of our own mortality. The things we see around us, our entire lives, form the web of life and the trap of death. Be alive now.
How Freewriting Saved My Life. After a long time without paying attention to imagination, the world of creativity is rediscovered. Writing to a prompt, with a timer, and without judgement connects us to the imaginal world.
Mr. Green, A Story About Smoking in which the author undergoes an apparent case of group hypnosis, and attempts to uncover a “secret” word that will help cure his addiction.
For new visitors: Saturday is the day I take to write about pretty much whatever strikes me, frequently off-topic. A recipe might appear once in a while, or a memory. It’s Saturday—take a minute. Enjoy. May 28, 2010 / By the side of the road rounding Back Ranch / 8:07 a.m. Friday, Sunny I’m not […]
Did you ever see the 1996 movie Phenomenon? It starred John Travolta as small-town car mechanic George Malley. Here’s the IMDB.com summary: The main character observes a strange light on his birthday at a bar. The following days he becomes very intelligent and puts the intelligence to good use in his community. When word gets […]
I started writing as a freshman at SUNY Buffalo quite a while ago. The coolest kids I knew were in English, and the coolest of them all seemed to be writers. That’s where I wanted to be. But once I went to work I wrote only institutional copy for many years. Instructional manuals, sales letters, […]
I’ve tried to explain to people why I enjoy designing books, but somehow descriptions elude me. When I talk about it, it never comes out right. But today I’m going to try again. Right now I’m designing three books for different clients, all in distinct genres whose requirements and expectations vary. Like sketching with a […]