SSS Archive – 23 November 2009

In a way, what this post really is, as are most of the old “unsolicited advice for writers” posts, is a love-letter to the training that ironed out my writing. It was thanks to great professors like Chris Leland, Doug Unger, and Pablo Medina, among MANY others, that I started being able to find my voice and hit the harder notes. It still took me a while to get really publishable, but no doubt that I’m a fine example of education working as designed insofar as writing is concerned.

SSS Archive 2 November 2009

My second grade teacher Mrs. Schumacher (a woman old enough to have wet-nursed the Kaiser and mean enough to have babysat Hitler) told us after a creative writing exercise that there were people that did nothing more for work than sit around and write stories, and it was at that point that I was 100%Continue reading “SSS Archive 2 November 2009”

SSS Archive – 9 October 2009

This is an OLD entry from an old blog, reposted here for posterity. For more old content, look for the SSS Archive Tag I’ve been back in Detroit for three weeks, and despite my best intentions I did not find a nice well-paying office type job, and failing that I did not find a shittyContinue reading “SSS Archive – 9 October 2009”