file under less is more

A hand, a foot, a leg, a head, Stood for the whole to be imaginèd. (Shakespeare, The Rape of Lucrece, ll. 1427-8) What if you write a scene of sex, violence, or intense emotion and focus only on one of the character’s body parts? Oh stop, not the obvious ones either. And yeah, I’m being sillyContinue reading “file under less is more”

wall to wall writing

Just took a walk and saw a new house going up. There is no yard. I don’t exaggerate – nothing in the front, nothing in the back. The entire  lot is filled with house as close to the property lines as the law allows. Saw the same thing at a huge lot near UCLA. GotContinue reading “wall to wall writing”