You, alone, staring at a blank space and waiting for a voice: Continue reading “You”
“It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.” — Charles Darwin
“If you count on safety and do not think of danger, if you do not know enough to be wary when enemies arrive, this is called a sparrow nesting on a tent, a fish swimming in a cauldron–you won’t last the day.” — Chuko Liang
The most surprising thing about this particular book review is how much potential it had to become a 5000-worder when you consider I didn’t even know the book existed until this calendar year. That’s the definition of a voracious read. Continue reading “Absolutely Something: a book review of Steven Pressfield’s,”War of Art”.”
So why did I say that thing about Stephen King and everyday writing, when the literature I am most influenced by is not anything like Stephen King and is not about everyday life? (No offense to Stephen or everyday life.) Continue reading ““What’s that?”: On Literary Fiction, Part 2″
As I’m still trying to get everything together this week for this blog, I’m cheating and posting my About page info. Next Wednesday I’ll have a brand-new one.
My name is David M. Barnish. I’ve been writing Continue reading “Intros”