I was accepted to attend the Clarion West Writer's Workshop. Here's why that's a big deal to me.
Is good blogging bad writing? To answer the question I consider the problems of forced and glib writing, and possible solutions to them.
Yoshida Kenkō's book, the Tsurezuregusa, presents the paradox of a man urgently recommending idleness as the best response to mortality. Why?
A comic glossary of cliches used by book reviewers.
The essayist William Hazlitt wrote on essay on gusto. I ponder its practical applicability to the art of writing.