Year: 2012

A Comprehensive List of Only 10 Writing Tips

    Here it is, in no particular order, although the list is numbered (keep in mind, this is all meant to be sarcastic): 1.  Listen to lots of music while writing.  The rhythm of your words should definitely come from an external source rather than from you. 2.  Drink alcohol, at least two glasses […]

Drink Box

  Drink Box   Sip Strong stuff Sip again Stronger still Delicate; what’s that? Rosy; who’s that? A light comes on Another goes dark   A sip A positive step Too tired to tumble Too slippery to slur I’m weightless now Floating bloating Spaceman vintage   A sip The next one comes The one after […]

Burst – The Crack in the Clouds

A brightness, in the shape of a triangle.  Sides too perfect, light too bright.  It shouldn’t be like that.  Outside, it’s raining already, dark.  But through that crack, the light comes through.  Celine comes out and stares, “What are you looking at?”  “Weather,” I tell her.  What a word, it tries to say so much. […]

The average writer

Someone should invent a name for the analysis and interpretation of statistics as related to writing.  If a writer compiles a 100,000 word novel, that is the same thing as writing 3.5 words a day, every single day, for 80 years.  Stephen King has pretty much 100 books to his credit, so for his lifespan, […]

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