Tag Archives: identity

You are not Your Work

In last week’s post we looked at some ideas of image, identity, and the importance and impact of labels and claims to labels. It can take a lot of courage, a lot of gumption, to call oneself a writer when all there is to show for the efforts put in are the drops of blood […]

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Self-image and Writing

Paul’s recently linked (via our Twitter account) BBC article on Gabriel García Márquez’s famous novel was interesting not just for the human aspect side to the story (carrying the characters mentally with him for so long, a sudden epiphany, an eight month burst of creative fervor, etc.) but for what was claimed about the novel’s […]

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Recurring Themes

It’s been fun to write something on a predetermined theme for the forthcoming Drugstore Books essay and short story showcase, By Prescription Only. The idea for ‘privacy’ was suggested to me while knocking back a few dandelion and burdocks. It’s not something I’d have thought of and I had nothing in mind, let alone already […]

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