The Writing Life: Distraction and Distillation

Well, I managed to travel and blog, but couldn’t manage it with a visitor in the house. Strange how that happens. On the plus side, it was a fabulous visit, and I played a lot of pool, some of it even quite creditable at times! It is very hard for me to maintain a consistently …

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This is my 100th posted blog!

I was going to write about my megalomania and need for control and how that factors into my writing choices this week, because recently I’ve been all too zen talking about acceptance and revised visions of what success means to me nowadays, and I wanted to remind myself that I’m still a potentially delusional patient …

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The writer and the pool player. 10 similarities.

This could have ended up as one of those Chuck Norris style lists of things that would look great on T-shirts, but there are paragraphs. I could have cornered the market in pool players who write and writers who shoot pool. My retirement plans remain on hold. And without further ado... 1) Almost anyone can …

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