Roll the Dice by Charles Bukowski

if you’re going to try, go all the way. otherwise, don’t even start. if you’re going to try, go all the way. this could mean losing girlfriends, wives, relatives, jobs and maybe your mind. go all the way. it could mean not eating for 3 or 4 days. it could mean freezing on a park […]

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The Enrichment of Creation

“So great is the bounty with which (man) has been treated that he may now, perhaps, fairly dare to guess that in Fantasy he may actually assist in the effoliation and multiple enrichment of creation. All tales may come true .” –  J.R.R. Tolkien, On Fairy-Stories, 1947

What’s Your Book About?

For a writer, sharing words is not an unusual experience.  Until, that is, a writer is asked to speak about his words.  If you want to see a rapid transformation from author to deer in the headlights, just ask this question: “What’s your book about?” How to answer such a question has been the conundrum of many […]