Category: Essay

Leonard Cohen: Yahrzeit

Leonard Cohen’s music and lyrics have been my life’s soundtrack. Not the theme, just as background, mind you. I sang it out loud in an empty room while waiting in hospital after one of my father’s aneurysms. It was playing…

Motivations

I’m juggling too many books that aren’t finished. “Last Run” needs a 40% diet, and I’ve been plowing away at edits. “Zepps” has a hit list of dozens of changes (see my previous post: Knotted!) I’m wandering around, like a…

A Progress Tool

Recently I posted a graphic showing words per day. (I’ve used it before: you can see posts hereĀ andĀ here.) It’s part of my musings about writing velocity and general “feeling like an author.” I’ll tee up a few posts on that…