Second In Line

John Foster In discussing controversial and complex topics, it is necessary to blur the lines of statistical and empirical knowledge. The world reveals itself in many forms, be they refined and specific, or rough and equivocal. Much phenomena of nature… Read More ›

Writing is a Balancing Act of the Everyday & the Make-believe

  We’re all familiar with those multitudes of hats that writers wear to be able to better tap into their characters: rogue, goody-goody, villain, orphan, princess, king, pauper, thief… There are even the familiar ones: mother, father, sister, brother, aunt,… Read More ›

Poetry & Identity

I have been struggling with this concept for nearly 3 years now. I’m unhappy as an individual when my life revolves solely around my child – don’t get me wrong, I love him dearly but I’m not the kind of… Read More ›

The War of Balances

Life is all about the right combination of balances; we know this but it’s easy to forget. Whether you are a planner or a pants-er with your writing style a certain amount of forethought in the creation of an idea… Read More ›