Writing Tools/Techniques: Formatting is for FINISHERS

I could spend a week picking the right font, or the distance to indent the first line, or what theme/colors to use, or any one a thousand different knobs, bells, and/or whistles that modern word processors are overburdened equipped with. None of which help me get a manuscript finished. If you have any interest in the traditional ... more

Review: Groot (2015-)

I usually tend to review works that I think are more interesting than typical fare. Spectacular works, interesting failures, bizarre mind-blowing pieces, but usually something more than just OK or good. This series crossed by reading pile recently, at just the right time. ... more

Sentenced: Hallelujah by Leonard Cohen

You say I took the name in vain I don’t even know the name But if I did, well really, what’s it to you? There’s a blaze of light In every word It doesn’t matter which you heard The holy or the broken Hallelujah from Hallelujah by Leonard Cohen There is a lot of great ... more

Sentenced: 2016.10.23 – Luke

(The idea of this feature is to take a single sentence or paragraph from what Shiri or I have been reading that stuck with us. And, then try to figure out what made it work, what was it that really made it stick with us.) Eating a peach is like eating a newborn baby’s head. ... more