An Ode to Writing in Three Parts: Seducing the Creative Muse

An Ode to Writing in Three Parts: Seducing the Creative Muse

This week, I was asked to compose an essay detailing some aspect of my writing process. To which, I immediately said, “Forsooth, good fellow, why wouldst I? What have I to offer in this regard?”  OK, I didn’t actually say that. I kept the Shakespearean melodrama...
Weaving Webs & Breaking Chains

Weaving Webs & Breaking Chains

I’m in the midst of a weeks-long dance with intruders. On a daily basis, spiders parachute down to my penthouse balcony and weave their intricate webs along the railing. Unwilling to kill them, I greet them every morning, destroy their delicate homes and pray that...