From The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde.
If you’re a fan of notebooks — Field Notes, Moleskines, whatever you like — there is sometimes a longing to digitize them, amirite? I *love* my pocket notebooks From Story Supply Co., and a while back, they shared an incredibly helpful link for digitizing your favorite notebooks for cataloguing purposes, storage, or what have you. Here you […]
Writers end up writing about their obsessions. Things that haunt them; things they can’t forget; stories they carry in their bodies waiting to be released. — Writing Down the Bones by Natalie Goldman
Lately, I’ve been thinking quite a bit about the things I’m thankful for. It’s partly due to the recent Thanksgiving holiday, but it’s also because this time of year always has me taking stock of how my year has gone overall. December is right around the corner, and the new year will be along soon […]
I am a writer. As such, one would think I do the bulk of my writing on my laptop. That’s true in a way, I guess. I do write a lot on my laptop, but I usually only do that after I’ve written a good chunk of text by hand first. Many writers I know […]
Last Friday night, I started writing again. I started a new story. I started writing it by hand in a small pocket staple notebook from Story Supply Co., a company I had backed on Kickstarter. When I start on new project ideas, I almost always do so by hand, as I’ve always been the type […]
I’ve been a big fan and loyal user of Evernote since it appeared as an open beta back in 2008. Over the last year, I’ve considered moving away from it. Today, I’ve started doing so. When I first started using Evernote, I had no idea what I’d do with it. I had less of an […]
…to be passionate.
I’ve been away from any sort of structured writing program for over a year now. I haven’t been working on a large writing project during that time, but had been working on some shorter projects. Short stories, flash fiction, poetry, pieces of shorter substance that have, for whatever reason, been easier for me to stay […]
I forget where I found this. It was a few years ago now, but I remember that it came right before my first residency at Lesley University. It was true then, and it’s still true now.