How to Write with Forks and Spoons

(Migrated post. Content originally published 8/2013 on I had a writer’s epiphany. It happened while I was making my usual Wednesday night drive home from the dojo. I’d just spent two hours on the mat practicing Aikido, a martial art founded on principles of ki (energy) rather than combat. Essentially, Aikido teaches its practitioners… Continue reading How to Write with Forks and Spoons


(Migrated post. Content¬†originally appeared 10/2013 on Now that I’m finally done with the whole “I’m-gonna-do-two-Masters-degrees-in-two-countries” thing, I have time to read all the really juicy books on my must-read list. All the ones that stacked up as research reading and critical reading had to get done. All the ones that beckoned to me from… Continue reading N-fomaniacs