the writing life

Writing Advice (or not)

Over the years, I’ve fallen out of the habit of giving general-audience writing advice, because it’s sort of like giving advice on sex: unless you’re an active partner, you really don’t know enough about the person to be useful. That said, I do have two bits to say, that will hopefully be useful to any […]

the meerkat at work

I’m the kind of sick where you don’t feel all that bad, but you know if you push it your body will slam back and lay you out for a week, so you take it easy.   Where by ‘easy’ I mean I’m drinking soup and taking naps and spending the rest of the time at […]