Category Archives: On Writing

Five years later, Inception remains history’s greatest film

Yes, it’s been five years since Inception first lit movie screens.  Well, plus about a month and a half.  It has stayed fresh for us, without a sequel or rumor of one, the whole time.  This happens with a movie … Continue reading

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Skellan and Boxter and the Christmas Troll

Merry Christmas, everyone! I won’t turn this into a New Year’s post and talk about all the things I did in 2013, except one: I wrote a new Christmas story.  It was a bit of a challenge, as I wanted … Continue reading

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Dore’s Clouds

Recently I’ve been admiring the work of French artist Gustave Dore (1832-1883).  He worked mostly in woodcuts, which means he was limited to just a pair of colors, yet he was able to convey such scope, such a distant horizon … Continue reading

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Edge of the Sword

v1 I want to wrap my heart in a map until all the rivers and highways flow into my veins and I fall asleep on the rooftops of slow moving trains. I don’t mind the rain. v2. I want to … Continue reading

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