Having Published No Books to Speak Of, Blogger Continues to Wax Verbosely On Her Writing Process

Part one and an explanation of this post's reason for being is here. 2. What makes your work different from others' work in the same genre?By genre, I guess we're talking about blogging here, and Catholic blogging in particular. Here's what I can discern:While I read the news, I try to avoid writing about it, unless it speaks to some personal sticking point of mine, so I'm rarely topical. I don't write much about Church issues unless they approach my life in a more … [Read more...]

What I’m Not Writing, and Why I’m Not Writing it

Julia, who is one of my favorite bloggers, who is able to see difficult circumstances with faith and practical wisdom, whose blog archives are worthy of long slow perusal, who humbly supports her family by writing at numerous places, has tagged me in a blog series in which participants answer four questions on their writing process. Some participants have written long thoughtful answers, some have answered in brief. Interested parties can follow the conversation from blog to blog. I've already … [Read more...]