The death of a beloved is an amputation. ~ C. S. Lewis ~ I’m fortunate. Not many writers are in a position to have two books launched at about the same time. While things are being worked out with Omonomany Publishing for final publication of my WWII fictionalized biography, The Third Reich’s Last Eagle (some early readers wanted […]Read More The Memoir Of A Beloved
In browsing through the latest copy of Writer’s Chronicle magazine my thumbing stopped on an interview with famed writer and writing teacher, Ursula K. Le Guin. I usually pass over interviews because they’re normally about the struggles of writers embedded in academia or some such, and they’re usually parroting the same stuff . As in “if […]Read More A Pittance For Your Soul, Mister?
When I can’t thing of anything much to say about writing in general, or haven’t seen a movie, or not much rubs me right about communication technology, I, out of desperation just may post something I’ve written. This is one such night. The following story was inspired by part of Cormac McCarthy’s cowboy trilogy, but […]Read More Redemption and Violence
Sometimes you just gotta lighten up.Read More Going Out With a Bang, Not A Whimper
Anna Karenina – Section Seven, by Leo Tolstoy image via hostilework.blogspot.com There’s been a slowly fructifying issue in the story to date, and I haven’t been giving it its due: that Lévin is slowly creeping toward an existential showdown within himself over religious belief. In this section, having read book after book of philosophy […]Read More Anna’s Crisis – and Lévin’s
The Seventh Seal – cinema by Ingmar Bergman Not every film made is replete with action, adventure, and their consequent joys and sorrows. Bergman's famous film goes where cinema hardly treads these days – it's a meditation on death and the search for meaning between birth and death. Set in the Middle Ages, during the […]Read More Inanity and Meaning