I’ve been accused of being overly pretentious when it comes to my views on literature and writing before (regarding posts on this blog, actually), but when I found this post, I thought I must have just found a couple of hungry trolls because I feel that my posts do nothing to rival that level of… Continue reading Are Blogs Considered Creative Writing?
A few days ago, I was listening to Stephen King’s Misery on audiobook when something clicked in my head. A novel I had started a good two or three years ago and never touched again after writing around five thousand words came into my mind when Paul Sheldon was working on the second draft of… Continue reading Not Your Parents’ Literature: Traditional vs. Blended Genre Traditions
I was looking around the internet, surfing old sites with my friend a few minutes ago, and I found an article I wrote years and years ago (2003 to be exact) posted to the front news page of SWG Stratics. I was a writer/forum admin for Stratics then, and I was very much afraid to… Continue reading A Blast from Beej’s Past: A Six Year Old Essay Resurfaces
I love school. I always have. College and grad school, however, seemed to stifle my creativity in regard to writing. To steal a term from Stephen King’s Duma Key, I think that this month has been an “unbottling” phase for me. I have been writing every time I get the urge and sometimes when I… Continue reading Does College Stifle Academic Creativity?
I woke up this morning to my alarm. I set my iPhone to use the “Alarm” sound to wake me up each day, and it sounds like a nuclear reactor is approaching critical mass each and every morning I get out of bed. Since I use my iPhone to wake myself up, I also make… Continue reading Rejected by Pseudopod