Green Velvet Armchair Syndrome

“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” George Santayana Warning: I’m currently re-reading W.G. Sebald’s The Rings of Saturn. This post may cause melancholy, circuitous thinking, excessive thinking, and/or general confusion. Or, perhaps, it will make you think. Read at your own risk. I’ve been thinking about history, more specifically the importance … More Green Velvet Armchair Syndrome

Virginia Woolf: Creative Writing Teacher

Virginia Woolf: Creative Writing Teacher Virginia’s writing lodge, Rodmell, East Sussex, UK. Author’s photo taken October 2013. I recently spent many months inside Virginia Woolf’s head. OK, maybe not literally inside her head, but I did dig deep into her diaries, novels, and essays in an attempt to figure out what made this literary genius … More Virginia Woolf: Creative Writing Teacher