The Writing Self

writing self


2 May 2013 Growing up, I never really had a present dad to give me positive or negative feedback. (Yes, I know. ‘Copious tears’ [Coen Brothers reference]). I was already an adult when I acquired my first true father figure and it had a direct influence on my writing, being properly concerned with it to some degree. It’s a long […]

15 February 2013 I’m not particularly religious, but I’ve always been intrigued by old recordings of the sermons of evangelical preachers. The best are incredibly nuanced and inherently dramatic. They have an aspect of music, as all great public speaking does. And when the preachers truly get going, their breathing becomes audible, the interlacing of inhalation and exhalation apparent. In […]

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