This is kind of how I feel now I'm thrilled to announce that I am a new columnist for 3 Quarks Daily! Once a month my weekly 52 Mini-Essays Project post will appear on their website. The whole series will still be available here.
Weekly Mini-Essays Project A little while ago I decided that in order to stay sane in the coming year, I was going to promise myself 30 minutes of fun writing every day. So I started a little project: 52 short (funny-ish) essays, one a week. I solicited (random/goofy/serious) topics from friends and have committed to … Continue reading Fifty-Two Mini-Essays
The difference between these two strips fascinates me. I think we all know what it feels like to completely lose ourselves in absorbing work or play, to the point where time has no meaning and the need to eat, drink, and pee starts to seem like the greatest possible nuisance. (This is where the Skittles-and-Diet-Coke … Continue reading Flow, Baby, Flow
"Let me explain to you one of the key elements involved in the writing process. Because it may seem outwardly that the pen and the paper and the chair play an important role. But they’re all somewhat incidental to the actual using of the brain." — Jerry Seinfeld to George Costanza Once again Jerry gets … Continue reading Now, Levenger