Fiction Analysis: Shane Koyczan, A Letter To Remind Myself Who I Am

I'm actually not going to analyze this one. I think it's left better as is. Anything I say to try to complement it would be kind of pointless. Shane Koyczan is a sort of spoken poetry hero of mine. I've enjoyed almost ever one of his poems and I'm sure I'll continue to. For this… Continue reading Fiction Analysis: Shane Koyczan, A Letter To Remind Myself Who I Am

Write-Up Wednesday: Growing

I'm taking steps to grow the Writings By Ender presence. Some of you might have noticed the upswing in content over the last few weeks: Write-up Wednesday, Fiction Analysis Friday and of course a short story whenever I get it done. I want to blog a Monday, Wednesday, Friday schedule like I mentioned in my… Continue reading Write-Up Wednesday: Growing

Short Story: From A Hundred Pieces

Marie chose a maple log from the adjoining storage room and brought it to her workbench. She studied the imperfections nature imparted. The biography of the tree lived through the scars and contortions. In the creation of her project, she would carve out many of the marks, but a chosen few would remain imprinted. Their… Continue reading Short Story: From A Hundred Pieces

Fiction Analysis: Simon and Garfunkel, A Poem on the Underground Wall

I was going to continue with the series on Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man┬ábut I thought a bit of variety would be good. I also didn't want to pigeonhole myself into analyzing just fiction because I draw a great deal of inspiration from music as well. At the same time I ran into this song on… Continue reading Fiction Analysis: Simon and Garfunkel, A Poem on the Underground Wall

Write-Up Wednesday: NANOWRIMO and Crowd Sourcing Ideas

Ever since I've known about NANOWRIMO I've wanted to participate. To me, it seemed a perfect way to get a novel written. I never got around to doing it though. Now, as I'm writing nearly every day, and as I'm dedicating myself to the life of an amateur writer, I've realized I'm at a good… Continue reading Write-Up Wednesday: NANOWRIMO and Crowd Sourcing Ideas