Day 25

What did they say that stuck? There are a few phrases that have stuck with me throughout my entire life — some of which I have already spoken of in recent articles. When in doubt, throw it out. They all take a shit the same way you do. You shall not kill. It’s better to […]

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Day 24

What meal will you always remember? As most of you have likely already surmised from my writing, I suffer from a severe mental difficulty, that I am obsessed by, consumed by and terrified by food and eating. I fight this all day every day. I can still write and teach and speak. But it makes […]

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Day 23

When did you know glory? I have done many things in my life that other people seem to think are impressive — starting university early or getting a job as a bank programmer in my teens, for example. But I don’t feel anything other than a mild sense of accomplishment at most of them. And […]

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March Shorts

Every writing teacher (and every writer, for that matter) will tell you that it’s far more important to write often than to write a lot. So I’m challenging you all to turn the miserable, wet month of March into a time to sit down for a half hour or an hour every day and write […]

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