Words are shot at us like bullets all day long. “Good morning.” “Glad to see you.” “Where’s that spreadsheet?” “Would you like coffee?” Some things that we are told are nothing but a crock. Lies, is another word. “The check is in the mail.” “I love your hair.” “I think you’ve you lost weight.” But […]
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I have embarked on a journey of extreme discomfort. As American troops advanced through territory during the Vietnam war (technically not a war. A declaration of war was never made. It’s one of the many messes of history) the soldiers would sometimes come upon tunnels in the ground dug by the Viet Cong army. These […]
Read More The Second Edit, or, Why Would I Read This Crap Twice?
What a time for my pen to spatter than when I respond intellectually to my critics. 😡 Anyway, without further ado: Thanks for putting up with me, folks. I hope you like my new schedule: Written Matter on Tuesdays, and Visual Arts on Saturdays. Thanks so much for reading! -BW
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I have always said that there’s no point in having principles if you don’t have any. I realize that one liner is constructed to be ridiculous, but it hides an important truth: if we are to go anywhere or do anything, we must have principles. Principles, or morals, or ethics, or whatever you might call […]
Read More Principles
Writing is one of the best things that can ever happen to you. You may get married, have kids, make lots of money, drive a nice car, and all the other external trappings of superficial success, but these events are nearly worthless until you tell someone about it. Communication is the hallmark of the social […]
Read More Why I Love Writing
Having come to the end of the serial stories of Quin and Tannenbaum, I realize that we’ve been on this journey together for nearly a year now. As can be expected in a period of time that long, I imagine there has been some memory leakage as to who the characters are. With that in […]
Read More Recap of Characters
Well, peasants, it’s here. The story has taken much longer than I had thought it would, and this is not truly the end, it’s just a less inconvenient place to stop the story. I would love to tell more stories of Quin and Tannenbaum, but I truly feel that their stories could better be told […]
Read More Episode Fifty Seven: “Just A Really Boring Day”