Daily Archives: August 4, 2009
Dear Mother Nature: Seriously?
Posted on August 4, 2009 44 Comments
Sixty-nine degrees at 3pm on August 4th? Really? It was supposed to get up to 85 today, but, no. Wasn’t to be. Disclosure: it doesn’t really bother me, other than in a vague, existential “I’m supposed to be having summer because I’m in the northern hemisphere” sort of way. I just like pretending to be […]
The Other Stuff
Posted on August 4, 2009 23 Comments
A question about the backstage aspects of the writing life, via e-mail: How much of your time as a writer is spent not writing? As in, all the other things in your professional life that are related to writing and selling your work, but not the actual writing itself. It’s hard to say, either as […]
Whatever Everyone Else is Saying