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  • syw-outline

    First draft of Show Your Work finished

    I finished the first draft of Show Your Work! today.


  • book-so-far

    Scenes from a book-in-progress

    I’m writing a new book.


  • flowchart

    WRITE SOMETHING GOOD

    Everything always comes back to the simplest beginning: write something good.


  • IT SOUNDS GREAT WITH THE VOLUME DOWN

    IT SOUNDS GREAT WITH THE VOLUME DOWN

    My friend Brandon (who keeps refusing to answer my e-mails now that he’s a fancypants graduate student — maybe he’ll read this and feel guilty) once told me that in the lazy afternoons, he’d been watching soap operas with sound off, writing his own dialogue for the characters on the screen. I thought that sounded […]


  • BOOK REVIEW: LOVESICK BLUES

    BOOK REVIEW: LOVESICK BLUES

    LOVESICK BLUES by Paul Hemphill LOVESICK BLUES is a bare-bones telling of the life of Hank Williams, written with the love of a true fan. Hemphill makes a Southern, blue-collar point to strip away anything unnecessary, (page count: 210) and that’s probably what makes the book such a compulsive read from start to finish. Wiliams […]



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