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Entries Tagged as 'writing'

“Psalm” by Jack Kerouac (29 November 1948)

August 14th, 2013 · No Comments

from Windblown World: The Journals of Jack Kerouac 1947-1954: Thank you, dear Lord, for the work You have given me, the which, barring angels on earth, I dedicate to Thee; and slave on it for Thee, and shape from chaos and nothingness in Thy name, and give my breath to it for Thee; thank you […]

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RIP William Windom

June 26th, 2012 · No Comments

RIP William Windom, who led me to read James Thurber, which inspired me to write a story for my Sophomore English class which received a 0.

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What Writers Do

September 20th, 2011 · No Comments

In New Mexico, writers drink Negra Modelo. In Mississippi, writers wear seer sucker suits. In Montana, writers go fly fishing.

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September 15th, 2011 · No Comments

Tom Wolfe’s pocket square / Mark Twain’s ice cream suit / Ernest Hemingway’s rifle

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Greetings from 17-E

September 1st, 2011 · No Comments

Here is a short piece of mine that was recently published at Postcard Shorts (“As much as you could more or less fit on a postcard,” according to the online journal’s submissions guidelines.).

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Hector’s Record Collection

August 30th, 2011 · No Comments

This piece was published in 100 Word Story’s August edition, though the online journal printed the initially-submitted draft.

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Fred FM playlist: 13 February 2011 “Writing”

February 13th, 2011 · 3 Comments

Approximate playing time: 80 minutes.

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Fred FM playlist: 19 December 2010 “@devakali”

December 19th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Approximate playing time: 47 minutes.

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NaNoWriMo word cloud

December 1st, 2010 · 2 Comments

Can you get an idea about what is happening in this work-in-progress by reading its word cloud?

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October 15th, 2010 · 1 Comment

I remember reading this letter when I first received it in my inbox three years ago. Everything in the room went silent then, as if in the thrall of some cinematic effect, and my focus was completely on the text.

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