Writing to Write

  As Jane Austen famously said: I am not at all in a humour for writing; I must write on till I am. Having trouble getting into the groove here so I thought I'd warm up with a blog post. Maybe it's the terrible weather we've been having. Almost every day for the last three … Continue reading Writing to Write

500!

So begins a new segment of my blog, like unveiling a new wing of the building. I expect the furnishings will remain eclectic. With this post I have written five-hundred posts on Filling Spaces. (yeah-yeah, don't count the other blogs, it'll ruin the moment) Anyway, it seemed like the occasion was worthy of a little … Continue reading 500!

The Risks of Originality

Every great and original writer, in proportion as he is great or original, must himself create the taste by which he is to be relished. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge A risky proposition. To dare to create something new, not just follow the trend of what's popular, is to court potential disaster. Or at least obscurity. … Continue reading The Risks of Originality