Archive for reading

Reading in the Toilet

Posted in truth 101 with tags , , on 17/01/2012 by mujo

I read in the toilet and I’m proud of it.

Once upon a time it was the cause of much anxiety. Even shame. But with counselling and an indulgence in certain prescription medications I’ve come to accept this odd aspect of my psyche. Nay, I embrace it.

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Indie Writer 4 – The High Ground

Posted in writing with tags , , , , , , , on 11/12/2011 by mujo

We fellas have a tendency to look for metaphors in places like the battlefield, the boxing ring, Mario Puzo’s The Godfather … like that. It’s a testicle thing, I guess. (Ladies, give me a little space on this one.)

I don’t want you to get the feeling that the indie writer’s life is like going to war, it’s just that … it’s exactly like that.

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Reading versus Writing 2

Posted in writing with tags , , , on 09/05/2011 by mujo

Reading is both an awful pitfall and a wonderful asset for the writer. And I’m not talking here about research, or reading the dailies every morning. I’m talking about the creative fiction you read and how it relates to your writing of it.

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Reading versus Writing 1

Posted in writing with tags , , , , , on 08/05/2011 by mujo

No topic could be more contoversial for the writer – especially for the newbie looking for a hand up. And every man and his dog has something to say on the matter, a good deal of which is erroneous and conflicting. Though some of it, admittedly, is outright idiotic.

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