What in Blue Blazes

I don’t usually go falling down the syllabi warren until mid-July. Why be so eager to dive in on all of it when the semester’s wax still hasn’t cooled? … More What in Blue Blazes

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Tom Petty & My Favorite Songs About Writing

All three of those songs are on an ugly yellow and purple cassette somewhere in my garage, collected with everything else I taped directly from the radio, all of the songs without their opening chords because of the delay in moving from recognition to the dual click of play and record, the lunge across my bed or away from the Super Nintendo controller. … More Tom Petty & My Favorite Songs About Writing

narrative allure

Or; the cause and solution to all my problems and a conceit about weaving. I’ve been consuming stories before bedtime. I know I shouldn’t. I know this from my attempts to read before bed, but I really need to cut myself off from narrative media of all kinds after 8 p.m. [File under: promises I’m … More narrative allure