Absolutely Something: a book review of Steven Pressfield’s,”War of Art”.

 

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“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”.”

“What’s that?”: On Literary Fiction, Part 2

 

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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″

Intros

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”