Go down any road far enough and you’ll come to a slaughterhouse, but keep going and you’ll reach the sea. Dean Young — For Curtis Mumford I read fervently for a few years when I was a kid. Between the ages of about 6 and 14 I lost myself in the spell-binding worlds of Enid … More The Short Book as Lifejacket in a Sea of Words
The 2019-2020 Editorial Board of Writer’s Block would like to introduce themselves to you. Today, we will meet our Editors-in-Chief: Brendon Booth-Jones and Sona Simonian!
Friends, oh my friends, I hope you’re somewhere, smiling. Just know I think about you… —Father John Misty —For J-Wow & Polly
—For Julz Booth-Jones Truman Capote, author of Breakfast at Tiffany’s and In Cold Blood, described his diary as a ‘hieroglyphic shambles’. He said that when looking back over his old journals he was frequently baffled by entries of which he had no recollection. ‘God knows what “Thunder on Cobra Street” refers to,’ he pondered. I, … More Diary Fragments II
For Mom & Dad Oscar Wilde famously said, “I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read [on] the train.” Well, rereading my diaries recently was about as sensational as a trip to the supermarket for eggs. But, needing to fill my new monthly column with words written mostly by … More (W)here: Diary Fragments I
Today Writer’s Block is proud to introduce two brand-new board members. We love them, and we hope you will, too.