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How Famous Researchers Work: Roland Barthes

The French literary theorist, philosopher and semiotician Roland Barthes (1915-1980) not only wrote about writing, he also deliberately organized his own writing environment and habits. In an interview, when asked whether he had a working method, he pointed to the fact that talking about working methods is taboo – which is still true. 250 more words


Living (and writing) the dream

Hi, my name is David. Remember me? I used to write articles about writing on this website.

I’ll spare you the clichéd “Sorry I haven’t blogged in a while, but I’ve been busy” post. 731 more words


Edits Done, Work Begun

I couldn’t help the cheesy title.

So, I turned in my last edits earlier this week (and am happy to announce that during this round I had only two marks from the line-reading editor and one from my main editor). 491 more words


SJ's Writing: Anthology Answers

It occurred to me that like so many things, my perception of my creative life is way different than everyone else’s, because I actually know what’s going on behind the scenes. 434 more words


A schedule is a schedule, after all.

I’m a scheduler. It’s not very romantic or exciting. I don’t wait for the magic of summer to hit us–I plan a schedule for our day. 113 more words

Little Failures, Big Successes

So, I hit a wall. I was moving along, kicking ass and doing all the preliminary work for my new project, editing my short story…when I just pooped out. 456 more words


Deadline Madness!

Life intruded on the editor of the anthology I’m going to be a part of, and she was a week late getting our edits back to us. 548 more words