Know Jack #130

I was happy to get Chapter 6 of Bayou Moon out today. I had some to add at the last minute this morning to help it flow smoothly into the next part. I like this story and I hope you do too. Although what you are seeing is a kind of rough first draft. The... Continue Reading →

Know Jack #129 Plain as Day

“For his letters, say they, are weighty and powerful; but his bodily presence is weak, and his speech contemptible.” St Paul, who wrote the bulk of the New Testament epistles penned this quotation by his detractors within the church at Corinth. I don’t know what the man looked like, but he did mention that he... Continue Reading →

Know Jack #128 Fear Itself

I’m not sure how evident it has been here on the blog, but I have been struggling with a case of writer’s block since NaNoWriMo ended at the close of November. One thing I have discovered during that time is that, for me, writer’s block is about everything except writing. Writing is my way of... Continue Reading →

Know Jack #127

“No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main…Any man's death diminishes me, because I am involved in mankind…” John Donne. For none of us lives to himself, and no man dies to himself…Let us therefore follow after the things which make for... Continue Reading →

Know Jack #126

Welcome to all my new friends and followers of the blog. Feel free to roam around the Raven and Owl and comment when and what you like. For all the newbies, the blog is a sort of online pub where I share about writing and have a few other identities that chime in on politics,... Continue Reading →

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