The Lonely Little Wonton
Originally published December 10, 2002
Searching. Questions. Answers.
Searching for inspiration. Searching for me.
Urban Tumbleweed: The Dust That Clings…
“It’s just another day, another episode.” – Van Hunt, Dust Zadi Diaz tweeted this the other day in a retweet: Poetry helps get the creative juices going: RT @PoetryFound: Sign up to have a poem emailed to you each day. http://t.co/9GrTC64rmw — Zadi Diaz (@Zadi) January 19, 2014 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js That resonated with me as I’d…
“I know where I’m going even when it’s dark.” – Rising Down, The Roots What you do every day matters more than what you do once in a while. –Gretchen Rubin Establishing new routines is hard. I assume this is true for everyone but I know it is for me. A slight wrinkle in my…
Finding The Spark
“I’ll be saving myself from the ruin.” – Elle Goulding, I Know You Care [M]ost good ideas (whether they’re ideas for narrative structure, a particular twist in the argument, or a broader topic) come into our minds as hunches: small fragments of a larger idea, hints and intimations. Many of these ideas sit around for…
From Easy to Elmore
“Words are the finest invention that human beings have ever made. They build bridges and burn ’em down. Glue or acid, that’s what the words you say will be. But you got to be careful. Sometimes you might have both parts at the same time. You got to watch out, because some words will at…
On Warping Time
“There’s some things that keep me coming around.” – Talko Uno (Prefuse 73 Unplugged In Catalonia Remix), Jolly Music I’ve been thinking a lot about time. About how much there is in a day or in a life. How much time I have to do the things I care about. How to be more deliberate…
Adverb! – That’s Not What’s Happening
In which I take some advice from one of my favorite writers.