Month: April 2018

How Books Work

Like bricks they encumber you. And without them you have less. There are only a few moving parts, if you classify the pages as one thing. You have a cover and the pages and the words. Perhaps moving words, too. If you open the...

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Present Tense

The reason it seems difficult to write in the present tense is that we are always talking about what happened in the past. We start with lines like, “You won’t believe what happened to me today!” And then we...

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