An unusually chatty post featuring a potentially endangered brood of moorhens, the Irish Referendum results, the Duck Principle, and some odds and sods about writing and platform building. Not one you want to miss.
Recently, an article popped up, written by a lady in defense of why she doesn't allow her children to read fiction. Part of her argument was that it isn't true therefore it is a lie and God commands us not to lie, but perhaps it's possible that fiction is often truer than we can bear to be out loud.
Just for fun, I recently wrote this short sort-of-story. I'm not usually into crime and detective writing but who knows, it was enjoyable enough that something might come of it one day. Enjoy. x x x For generations, no one knows how many, they have been in the habit of walking the city each day … Continue reading The Cult of Light
He was an excellent speaker, unobtrusive but captivating. He did not flog us ten easy steps to getting published, nor did he attempt to dazzle us with eloquent yet empty verbosity. The man spoke simply and humbly and said just this: Write what you know.