Don’t quote me


They have been at a great feast of languages, and stolen the scraps.
from Love’s Labour’s Lost – Shakespeare

Advice I am ignoring: Read widely.

According to literary pundits, reading widely will make me a better writer. However, if you work full time and have a few kids to raise, and take seriously the other pundit proclamation that to be a good writer you must write – a lot – what’s a body to do? Continue reading


God is a good kisser

You say you don’t believe in God but the evidence is accumulating that God believes in you, right? You’ve met Him in many incarnations – logger, folklorist, soul-mapper – and each time He’s extended an invitation to join His club. But God makes you feel like he took away your GPS so you said “No thanks”. Continue reading