Never Consciously Place Symbolism

“I never consciously place symbolism in my writing. That would be a self-conscious exercise and self-consciousness is defeating to any creative act. Better to get the subconscious to do the work for you, and get out of the way. The best symbolism is always unsuspected and natural. During a lifetime, one saves up information which […]

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Stuff Your Eyes

Ray Bradbury’s version of “carpe diem” has always been a favorite of mine. “Stuff your eyes with wonder, he said, live as if you’d drop dead in ten seconds. See the world. It’s more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories.”  Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451

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