Craft Note: Serious Day Jobs and the Grave Dangers of the “Twinned” Existence

The Writer and Pynchon's Concept of "Twinning" So, here I find myself arrived at that stage of life in which the passing of the sands through the hourglass has evolved beyond hoary metaphor into palpable reminder of my long sacrifice of calling to day job. I seem daily to grow more desperate and panicky over…

Jour d’Armistice

"Chanson de l'Horizon en Champagne" by Guillaume Apollinaire Deep into the writing of a novel haunted by Jacques Rigaut, who himself was forever haunted by his experience in The Great War, a war that claimed his close boyhood friend, Maxime François-Poncet, "Tué à l'ennemi," I'm posting by way of a Veteran's Day/Armistice Day/Day of Remembrance…