In the latest installment of my podcast, I interview Charles Holdefer, author of Back in the Game, The Contractor, Nice, and Apology for Big Rod. An American author, Charles lives in Belgium and teaches in France at the University of Poitiers. I caught up with him recently when he was invited to teach a week-long creative…Read more Trying to Make Sense of the World: An Interview with Charles Holdefer
Technically, Buddy should have flunked out by the end of his first semester, but the constant stream of cash flowing from his family was enough to make everyone look the other way whenever he set fire to the chemistry lab or ran naked through the gymnasium because the other guys stole his gym shorts.
"I come from immigrant parents and am always trying to bring two cultures together, always trying to find where the common ground is."
Don't give up on a project, and don't trash it just because you think it isn't working.
All we want is the sausage. We don't want to know how you made it.
Hanging a number on my writing obscures everything else.
When sitting in front of a computer starts to get old, uncapping a pen and making words by hand can be a refreshing break.