Those One-And-Done-Isms (2017/11/17 07:00)
More on why I'm a never-the-same-thing-twice writer (and why others might not be).
Validation Is A Drug (2017/11/07 08:00)
And one of the most intoxicating for do-it-yourselfer creators.
Give No F**ks But Plenty Of Damns (2017/10/29 06:00)
How not to let self-determination turn into a mission to merely offend.
Methods For The Radness (2017/10/22 08:00)
"Whatever works" is not the same as "anything goes", and other insights.
A Reason, Not An Excuse (2017/10/21 08:00)
Creative motives matter.
Ignorance Of Others Can Be Bliss (2017/10/20 08:00)
“You have to worry about your own work and ignore what everyone else is doing.”
A Workspace Of One's Own (2017/10/19 08:00)
A few notes about creator's personal voodoo.
If You Really Cared About This ... (2017/10/16 08:00)
Why the morality-play view of personal responsibility is bogus.
Other-Upsmanship, Continued (2017/10/14 01:00)
More on why "I could do that, too" is an impulse to grow past.
Other-Upsmanship (2017/10/14 08:00)
I started writing, why? Because "I could do that, too."
I Just Can't Help Myself (2017/10/12 07:00)
"Good films are made, because the person behind the camera had to make them."
The Justice League Project(ion) (2017/10/09 07:00)
If my theories about the movie prove wrong, I can make hay from them. I've done it before.
Xanax For The Anxiety Of Influence (2017/10/07 01:00)
No Masters Here (2017/09/16 05:00)
There is no such thing as "mastery" of one's art, just improvement in whatever form is possible.
The Deep End Of The Pool (2017/09/09 08:00)
How to work with all those ideas swimming around in your head.
Try A Little Emptiness (2017/09/06 07:00)
Fridge Logic (2017/08/29 07:00)
Don't turn a project wiki into a fridge full of leftovers.
It's Always Better When It Doesn't Exist (2017/08/20 01:00)
Why you can't perfect something that was never created to begin with.
Find Your Voice To Lose Your Voice (2017/08/17 07:00)
"You’re going to find your voice.... The problem is getting rid of it."
Me First (2017/08/01 07:00)
I like to write about other peoples' work, but I write my own work first.
I'm Just Here For The Beer Dept. (2017/07/02 08:00)
On when not everyone who shows up for your work is showing up for your work.
Pretty Things Dept. (2017/07/01 08:00)
Go make something beautiful and humane. Everything else is just commentary.
Original Formula Dept. (2017/06/26 08:00)
It's important to deliver original things in the way that matter; it's not important to be original everywhere and always.
Shall We Put A Label On That? Dept. (2017/06/25 08:00)
Given my interest in Zen, am I writing "Buddhist fiction"? I'm dubious.
Let's Do It Again Dept. (2017/06/17 08:00)
Rewrite, revise, revisit, rethink.
Science fiction, rebooted.
New York City
Other Lives Of The Mind