Some of my favorite pieces from David Sedaris Diaries: A Visual Compendium. I knew that I would find this much more interesting than Theft by Finding, but what I enjoyed most was how the visual always pairs with words and every day things. He pays attention to the world from the visual to the person,… Continue reading David Sedaris’ Diaries.
Five things I learned from Theft by Finding by David Sedaris. One: That diaries are not that interesting. Two: They are necessary as a collection of your experiences that can be mined for better writing. Three: They’re good to reflect on after years to see how very little you’ve changed and see that and develop strategies. Four: his… Continue reading Five things I learned from Theft by Finding by David Sedaris.
In my year-end newsletter, I talked about how much I loved Benjamin Percy’s Thrill Me– his collection of essays on writing fiction. Percy is the author of Red Moon and the recent Dark Net as well as the writer behind Green Arrow and Teen Titans and a recent run on James Bond. I finally managed… Continue reading Five Things I Learned from Benjamin Percy’s Thrill Me