Writing has been a struggle lately. I'm stuck at an impasse in Appearances. Also the publication of
It's repeatedly been the case that when a new book comes out I find it hard to start over again on new projects until the hangover of the past/just published writing begins to recede.
Interesting email from Anne Gorrick today. She was thinking out loud about the use of repetition in writing. It's a major area of interest for me.
Repetition, near repetition and mutations, figure significantly in my work. They're not easy to use effectively though.
I don't think I can write interestingly about repetition, but I do think that I have written interestingly at times using different principles of repetition.
Breathe in, breathe out. Continue...