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Indeed, the most thrilling moments in writing are when the author is veritably un-safe and takes a leap – in plot, character, logic, language or whatever – and reveals something (perhaps, even, our own selves). Published in The Stinging Fly Issue 29 Volume 2 (Editorial by Thomas Morris) Sunday Sentence: The sentence(s) that touched me this week, out of context and without commentary. Inspired by David Abrams at The Quivering Pen.
As a web connoisseur and general technologue, and more importantly as a person who generally has enjoyed studying topics on her own even before there was an internet to facilitate it, I can’t tell you the number of hours I have spent online reading. Sometimes for work, sometimes for pleasure, sometimes because I have a burning need to remember a fact that I have partially forgotten and sometimes, like so many of us, just because I am bored and am hoping to find something that strikes a cord in my creative heart. Yet lately, I find myself wondering more and more what the hell is happening to the internet. I can remember a time when you could do a search and quickly find dozens of articles, unique in their ideas, opinions and presentations (yes sometimes in spite of those tacky little flickering flames). It was in these days that I […]