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Poem, Today, 4th Thursday of July (2014)

I wander down streets losing
things I gather up again:
parts of my life
that have turned up from far away.

– excerpt from “Everything is Filled With You”, by… 74 more words

Artists And Writers

Part II, Expectations and Success

A Persistent Author with High Expectations

I know an author who wrote a book that he thought had the potential to be published and sell well. 1,368 more words

Developing Talent, Human Potential And Achievement

2014 Mendocino Writers Conference, July 31 - Aug. 2

The Mendocino Writers Conference starts Thursday, July 31 and runs to Saturday, Aug. 2 at College of the Redwoods in Mendocino.

The conference is now in its 25th year, which is pretty amazing. 174 more words


The Reading List, 3rd Wednesday of July (2014)

Time for self to get serious again with her reading.

These are the list of books she plans to read.  It is telling that they are all novels. 239 more words


Last Workshop, 2014 Squaw Valley Writers Conference

The Squaw Valley Writers Conference ends tomorrow morning –  WAAAAH!!!

Self had the greatest time.

Here’s a picture self took at the end of the last workshop today: 184 more words


Origins of My Growing Up Stories

The Decision to Plumb My Childhood

We set the dead aside as if we have no use for them. But I wanted to pluck my people out of time, to borrow them from eternity for a little while, to explore their worlds and to finally understand them. 521 more words

Developing Talent, Human Potential And Achievement

On The Weird Fact that Something I Said Got Compared to Duchamp

Here, slightly edited:  a conversation I had with my colleague and friend–though, I’ve never met the man–Odin:

On the Guardian piece about the collapsing incomes of writer… 346 more words

Art Criticism