Category Archives: Writing

Salter on Why He Writes

I suppose, there was always the belief that writing was greater than other things, or at least would prove to be greater in the end. Call it a delusion if you like, but within me was an insistence that whatever … Continue reading

Posted in Writing | Leave a comment

You Can’t Handle the Truth: A Review of “The Things They Carried” by Tim O’Brien

I helped put on a writing workshop this summer called Bridging the Gap. During the workshop, I was reading The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien. The whole point of the workshop was to get stories into the world, so this … Continue reading

Posted in Writing | 2 Comments


Conversations meander when you fly across the whole country. That’s why I’m not sure how this started. But this is how it ended. The captain said, “A lot of times I say things to get my wife mad. She’ll give … Continue reading

Posted in Philosophy, Writing | 2 Comments