Archive for February, 2013

Every writer probably knows this already, but keeping a journal, diary, or just a notebook handy to jot down thoughts and impressions, pieces of dialogue overheard, etc., is an incredible tool. I found this old article from Psychology Today that states the case more profoundly in terms of maintaining creative flow. Advertisements


You may’ve heard of Bow Wow Wow. Their hit, “I Want Candy,” was a staple of early MTV, and it was featured in Sofia Coppola’s film Marie Antoinette. We’ve landed a spot opening for these guys on March 4, and we’re totally stoked. Doors at 8, I believe. The Grand Victory, 245 Grand St., in Williamsburg. Youthquake […]


Here are the details for the next SSWW reading: The Sackett Street Writers’ Workshop Reading Series Mon Mar 4, 7:00PM BookCourt 163 Court Street, Brooklyn Host(s): Julia Fierro (SSWW) Appearing: Megan Abbott Julia Fierro Matthew Aaron Goodman Jessica Penner  AND, catch Julia Fierro at BookCourt tonight, in conversation with Dina Nayeri.


Nice piece by Bill Morris at The Millions about writers who’ve declared their retirements, stopped writing, then sort of kept writing, or really kept writing. I often think about not writing. Usually I tend to take weekends off, but even then, I sneak in a few words. Or I’m thinking about characters, so I’m writing […]