“If you want to get rich from writing, write the sort of thing that’s read by persons who move their lips when they’re reading to themselves.”
Matter Notes: A lawyer's private notes on a legal matter; considered inviolate and nondisclosable. By metaphor and game, my occasional blog posts on literary matters. In both cases, a form of work product.
Christianity started out in Palestine as a fellowship; it moved to Greece and became a philosophy; it moved to Italy and became an institution; it moved to Europe and became a culture; it came to America and became an enterprise. – Richard Halverson, former chaplain of the United States Senate (sometimes erroneously attributed to Sam
OK, maybe more than three. Maybe a lot more. But these three sola are doing a fantastic job without any help: The right wing generally (see, for example, its latest obsession with MOOCs) Higher education (which is basically a quisling for Corporate America) Artists themselves (this one merits its own blog, let alone a blog
This is kind of cool. It’s also kind of uncool humblebraggy stuff. I know that. I don’t care, but I thought I’d give those who object to that sort of thing an opportunity to stop reading. I’m fair like that. This week I learned that Point Of Ares is still getting airplay, or rather, Internet
Girl grasped light in her wounded palms and blackened eyes. Sun rained like coins on an open cross through the stained saint in the window. She’s learning to lean on the sun’s secret colors,to wash her feet in the invisible placesthat no one can pierce. Somewhere, years from now,in another life,she’ll gird herself with better