Author: BrianRouley

Write to the End

Worthy of consideration is the last thing you will do or say. “This one has a plan, and already applauds. This burns in memory, remembers and blows. This one wants to miss, opens and bites. This one has mystery, loose and...

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Addison’s Advice

Intro: Walking along or just standing on the beach in conversation with this wise elder proves to be monumentally beneficial to this author. With patience and humility, Addison offers suggestions for making progress through...

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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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