Writerly Self-Pep Talk

So I’ve kinda been working on a novel… …for the thirtieth-odd time since I was ten, and I have only ever finished one other of those. But this one feels good. I think I’m on a good one. But, despite the fact that I am actually confident that I can make a substantial story out […]

More Bread (Also Spaghetti)

Oh hi. I ran across this set of words stalking people on Facebook. Sometimes it is worth it. “The key to succeeding in a relationship is not finding the right person; it’s learning to love the person you found.” Slightly reminiscent of what I was muddling about yesterday. And then I ran across this set […]


Ursula K. LeGuin, whom I have never read but might have to start, wrote that “Love is like bread. It has to be remade all the time, made new.” (Slight paraphrase, as usual.) First I am going to very petulantly say that the last year and a half or so has been emotionally ridiculous and […]