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Story time versus narrative time (tip 43)

Time in life is inflexible – if you’re stuck in a traffic jam, there’s no way to fast forward to the excitement of your destination. But in writing, time is infinitely malleable. 466 more words

D.D. Johnston

Telemachus, continued

Only about 4 months later….

Part 1 

Chapter 1: Telemachus

Pages read: 23 of 732 

Johnson, paraphrasing Kenner – “Stephen thinks he’s in a book called Hamlet and never discovers that it’s really called Ulysses and that he is a supporting actor, not the lead” (Kenner, 28).

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The Need-To Read (192)

Three James Joyce:

1. Ulysses.

2. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man.

3. Finnegans Wake.


Stephen Hero-

Famous prose that

continues to grow.



Ulysses and the Paradox of Freedom

Last year the band Switchfoot released an EP of songs they recorded for a documentary tour/surf film. One of the songs is called “Liberty.” As the title suggests, it is about freedom, but it begins with a metaphor that challenges our conventional understanding of what freedom actually is: 1,439 more words


Ulysses 2.1 for Mac and iPad: Just Released

Ulysses–writers’ darling when it comes to apps–has just received a significant update to version 2.1.

Some highlights (click the hyperlinked text for more on each): 175 more words


My Ulysses Bucketlist

For an explanation of what this is click here to learn the background story.

As I complete each item on my bucket-list I will post a story about it and move it from this list to my completed list. 324 more words