Daily Archives: August 4, 2009

Dear Mother Nature: Seriously?

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 […]

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The Other Stuff

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 […]

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