Junk Break

I’ve been reading lots and lots of free kindle unlimited sci-fi/fantasy junk on my…

Further Reading

I keep asking myself “Why did I choose James Baldwin’s Native Son to begin…

Christmas and the New Year

Christmas and the New Year have just past. The holidays put life on hold for…

Something New

I feel a little stalled or lost these past few weeks. Find the time…

Can I teach myself to read and write?

Can I teach myself to read and write? I believe that writing is an artistic…

Nothing Is New

As my reading habit forms, my writing habit fails and falls to the wayside….

Writing at Night

Last night as I rode the train home I was on fire writing. After…

Many Thousands Gone – James Baldwin

Many Thousands Gone is an angry rant.  by a narrator in enraged by a…

James Baldwin’s Marathon Sentences

James Baldwin’s marathon sentences really have me struggling with Many Thousands Gone today. It…

James Baldwin – Native Son Part One

James Baldwin and his collection of essays “Native Son” is not difficult to read so…

Short Form Essays

Short form essays contain only about 5 or so paragraphs. The first paragraph states…

Reading & Writing Commitment

This is really hard. How do you commit to reading things that are difficult…