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Hyperbolic Pretentiousness

If I was dying in an alley, and all I had was a piece of paper and a ballpoint pen to record my last thoughts, I would leave them unwritten, because I loathe ballpoint pens. If I was locked in … Continue reading

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11.30.2016

Unfortunately, there was nothing in Stephen King’s On Writing, about how to fix your sleep schedule. There was a whole lot of pertinent information on how to quit booze, cocaine, painkillers, and how to write great adverbs, but nothing on … Continue reading

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Advice to a Poet

Recently, someone emailed me and asked if I would write some words of advice on my creative process, my self publishing, and how to become a better poet. Normally, the only thing I’m qualified to give advice on is, “things … Continue reading

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Wrong Manuscript in Exile

I brought the wrong manuscript when I fled to exile. Now all the words I wrote don’t fit. But it works, because the city is wrong, and nothing seems to be right anyway so why worry about what words I … Continue reading

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My Problems With Editing

Editing and I have a very constrained, very problematic relationship. We don’t get along too well. This is one of those problems that I worry will derail any chances of me actually publishing something strong that I’ve written. Basically, what happens … Continue reading

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