Thematically speaking

In which I explore what literary critics mean by "theme." Read More...

It's been done

They say there's nothing new under the sun. So? Read More...

Finishing

You have to know to stop revising. Read More...

Having opinions

A quality opinion requires knowledge. Read More...

Oppression or…?

Signposts in the creative process. Read More...

Contextually speaking

In which I worry about too little disagreement, or is it agreement? Read More...

Happenstance, coincidence, or...

Sometimes the enemy isn’t external. Read More...

Insert title here

The importance of titles. Read More...

Self-made

How hate becomes obsession. Read More...

Critical?

Critique is not always the same as criticism. Read More...

The Fellowship of the Red Pen

Copy editing is not the only kind of editing... Read More...

Good intentions and elbow grease

It takes more than effort and intent. Read More...

Running with the Herd

A review that says bad things isn’t necessarily a bad review. Read More...