“Writing is both mask and unveiling.”
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.
A few months back, I wrote a piece on whether writing is a dying profession. My take was that, given the sorry state of traditional book publishers, there’s no longer any incentive for writers to honor the antiquated model of hiding their work in a drawer for years until an acquisitions editor taps it with
I haven’t posted here in a few weeks, but I did write a guest post on my Enemy Glory series for the speculative fiction website Risingshadow.net. Risingshadow has a facebook page. It also has tens of thousands of books in its database, and the folks who maintain it are truly passionate about sharing information with
I haven’t read Edward Younkins’s newest book, Exploring Capitalist Fiction: Business Through Literature and Film. It gets released on October 15. But I am acquainted with Dr. Younkins. (More on that later). He is a professor of Accountancy and Business Administration in the Department of Business and Technology at Wheeling Jesuit University. He founded WJU’s
I don’t write poetry. Well, not really, but a poem did show up around last Easter and another one showed up now, referencing the myth of Leda and the swan. It’s the damnedest thing. About Leda Leda went ‘round the world at large In her cottage by the sea And heard three Fates with a