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On writing

I’m back at last! Yes, it was a long break but there were enough good reasons: reworking a piece I thought I’d put to bed a little while back; catching up on a lot of reading I’d put aside and put aside (you know how it is); chasing new ideas, new stories, new people. 1,012 more words

The Guardian

So you want to be a writer?

Firstly, perhaps you should read the poem by Charles Bukowski “So You Want to be a Writer?”


Good writing is a mixture of calculated and instinctual. 848 more words

Being A Writer

Sometimes you will write things that are not very good

It’s been a little while since I’ve posted anything of substance on the blog. It’s not because I haven’t been writing. It’s because I don’t feel like I’ve written anything that’s very good. 414 more words

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith

Meh, that’s what I thought at first. Pride and Prejudice and Zombies was neither good or bad but just uninteresting and pretty boring. Then, it got ridiculous and really bad. 737 more words


If You Wanna Write, You Need to Read

I found this out empirically when teaching a remedial composition class at a small college. The school took composition skills seriously, and thus the remedial class met for 5 hours a week, instead of the usual 3. 647 more words


42. Kilroy Was Here - A Very Shitty Album.

Concept albums are great sometimes. I think. I mean people like The Wall, Tommy, and I’m a fan of Quadrophenia. But sometimes a band just fucks up so badly because they can’t fucking write. 1,158 more words

The Case of Steve Bannon: Part 2

Warning: This post is badly written I am sorry to inform, read at your own peril.

In part one I examined the first thirty years of Steve Bannon, the alleged power behind the throne. 735 more words

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