Monthly Archives: November 2014

patience

writing novel is about patience.  even writing a short thing is.  I was reminded b/c I think I finally fixed my little magic & the intellect article.  it took so much time because time between having an idea that something … Continue reading

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in lieu of flowers

something else about ecology. also, scrivener seems to have erased the first half of my novel during dropbox transit.  I may have pretty recent versions on time machine.  maybe I am glad I have not been writing so much, maybe … Continue reading

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nba

finishing CITIZEN today.  I used to challenge students to imagine a book that required googling in an interesting way, now that reading so often includes googling anyway.  So surprised how long it took me to look for the videos.  I … Continue reading

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terrible anecdote

I’m reading Eudora Welty– probably again– definitely again, this story I just set down to record this: “A Memory.”  I was thinking of the momentous feeling, of presentiment, that family of literary experience.  I remembered giving a reading and handing to … Continue reading

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Bakersfield

Took a lot of photos of the frank lloyd wright house where I stayed, also of “Panoramic Rd” I think it was called where you can see the oil fields, then later the industrial rose farms followed by the cartoon-bird-dinosaur-oil-pump … Continue reading

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More books in places

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question

when someone says “oh, that question is too smart for me” does it always mean “I think that was a snobby question”?

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books

some kinds of events the shoestring series where you (read: I) read with some other writers to more or less drunk yet often attentive and enthusiastic people, many writers, and sell them books out of your backpack using your square, … Continue reading

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