I get bored easily—no less with my own ideas than with those of others. Writing for me is a process of constantly throwing out stuff that doesn’t seem interesting enough.  Janet Malcolm Janet Malcolm, a writer for The New Yorker, and author of several books, passed away last week. Malcolm was known for her, how … Continue reading Janet Malcolm on writing, journalism

The Essayist

I just started re-reading Essays of E.B.White. I couldn’t help but share his self-deprecating description of an essayist. His writings, in general, are amazing, but I am particularly inspired by his essays, as I have always aspired to write longer, and deeply reported essays. The essayist is a self-liberated man, sustained by the childish belief … Continue reading The Essayist