This week I read two extremely different books. Both gave me something to think about in terms of privilege and writing. This week I read … Read more
Marie Kondo advocates cutting your book collection to 30. I discuss why that won’t work for people like me.
Writing every day is a great way to get words on the page that you can fine tune later. Since November 1 I’ve been participating … Read more
Reading a book twice can seem like an unaffordable luxury given all the books out there waiting to be read. But it’s helpful in seeing the big picture – the forest for the trees.
The past two weeks have been pretty bad in terms of mental health. I’ve decided to cut down my Twitter and Facebook time even more. … Read more
I’ve always wanted to write a book (or two, or three). But it always seemed as though there was some alchemy involved, some incantation that … Read more
I am a book addict. There, I said it. Luckily being a book addict doesn’t have too many negative connotations. Except when it comes to … Read more
I’ve had a few pieces of writing come out lately that I haven’t had a chance to chat about yet, so thought I’d collate them … Read more
I’ve just returned from another soggy dog walk. My rain pants and jacket are dripping on the floor, and the baseball cap I wear to … Read more
When I first read Wallace Stegner’s Wolf Willow, it stuck. Not just for days, but even years later I can recall the story in the … Read more