On Writing – Part XII

On Writing     A writer is not so much someone who has something to say as someone who has found a process that will bring about new things he would not have thought of if he had not started to say them. That is, he does not draw on a reservoir, he engages in […]

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On Writing – Part XI

On Writing     A writer is not so much someone who has something to say as someone who has found a process that will bring about new things he would not have thought of if he had not started to say them. That is, he does not draw on a reservoir, he engages in […]

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On Writing – Part X

On Writing     Words got you the wound, and they will get you again.   – Jim Morrison   Part X   The writer must have ambition, there must be an end, a goal, a future they are directed toward.   It does not matter if the ambition is ever realized, the end ever […]

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On Writing – Part IX

On Writing     Words got you the wound, and they will get you again.   – Jim Morrison   Part IX   Given my ambition, given my desire to be a writer and a thinker, and to be received by the world as such. Given these dreams, which I have had since before I […]

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On Writing – Part VII

On Writing     Words dissemble, words be quick, words resemble walking sticks. Watch them, they will grow, watch them waiver so. I’ll always be a word man, better than a bird man   – Jim Morrison   Part VII   I have two Master’s Degrees; I completed the first in the study of Theology, […]

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On Writing – Part VI

On Writing     “Words got you the wound, and will make you well again.”   – Jim Morrison   Part VI   I began keeping a journal in 1987. I was eighteen years old.   That first journal was essentially a dream journal, though officially it was a journal detailing my experiments with Astral […]

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