I am not going to turn this into a serial. I changed my mind for two reasons, money and structure. I could paywall the entire thing, so any input I … Continue reading Rough Draft of book underway
I am writing a book. I followed the advice of a Milton poetry professor. I “tried to find a job to pay bills” for twenty years. I tried to find … Continue reading Book Underway Because Reasons: Preamble
The Importance of Continuing Professional Development and How I Plan to Incorporate It Throughout My Career When my parents were young, they used slide-rules to measure physical phenomena. They pondered … Continue reading The Importance of Continuing Education
Who straightened the rim on this old beat-up baskeball backboard in my town? Thank you, kind stranger! I had arrived with tools to straighten it, but someone beat me to … Continue reading Net
I was playing with my son at a neighborhood playground when I noticed the carcass of a small dead bird under a tree. It was nothing but a leathery and … Continue reading A Dead Bird
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Dear Graduate Creative Writing Major, You are not alone: A Caul to Farms If you are struggling to find work as a writer, take heart. This letter is not for … Continue reading To Discouraged Creative Writing Major Graduates: Filch Markets are Open
Free Now and Again Having no human feedback whatsoever any longer, I am free to drift for the next few days, as I have been doing. Come January 2, 2019, … Continue reading Plans for 2019 – Get Weird
I took a work-study at a library following a semester in a class plagued with file management issues – my fault, to a degree. I tried reaching out to peers, … Continue reading Do the Nowhere
This is a book title: 島夷誌略 by Wang Dayuan https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daoyi_Zhil%C3%BCe Needs more than mechanical translation. Would possibly need reflection of oceanic or mariner culture. This is a composition that gives … Continue reading Can anyone translate this book into English?
I entered the year a freshly fired dad who was trying to pick up the pieces and failing. I was lucky to have support from friends and family. I sought psychiatric … Continue reading Do Phoenixes Eat Bananas?