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Depression, Writing, and 2016

Depression, Writing, and 2016

One thing that’s been noticeable about 2016 is that I haven’t been blogging very much. I made a brief attempt in the middle of the year to change that, but it didn’t last long, and since then a weekly post has been about all I can manage (if that). Although I’ve managed to keep my book blog more consistent, that’s only been possible because I schedule a lot of posts in advance. To be honest, I’ve been writing less in…

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The Fear Of Improvement

The Fear Of Improvement

When I was making the decision whether or not to publish Crossroads Poetry, one of the things that crossed my mind was a question which bothers me about every single thing I write: what if I come back to it in six months or a year or two years or more and I don’t like it? What if I end up feeling about The Quiet Ones or A Single Soul the way I feel about the first novels I ever…

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