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Invisible Prose

There’s a strain of common logic among certain writers and readers which goes a little something like this…

Ideal Environment

Last night I was sitting in a diner, and I got to thinking about how the environment in which we consume fiction affects our perception of it.

True Detective

So look.  Everybody and their grandmother is talking about HBO’s True Detective; which, having aired its final episode tonight, has firmly cemented itself as a work of television perfection.  But […]

A Father's Gift

About a week ago, I took a trip to New Hampshire, to climb Mount Washington for the eighth or ninth time in my life.  It’s a yearly ritual for my family, […]

You might have noticed a new wordcount bar has been added on the left, and is rapidly filling.  There’s something very addictive and gratifying about publicly updating that count as […]

Nanowrimo

November is here!  And that means with it comes a flurry of Starbucks-drinkin, iPhone typin, turtleneck-sweater-wearin yuppies, moaning about their wordcounts and flabby second acts. I’m talking of course about […]