In Defence of Lord of the Rings: Genre and Purpose in Fiction

When writing, you need to keep in mind the purpose of your writing and the culture you’re working in. When offering criticism, you need to do the same thing. Continue reading


The Marriage of Pygmalion and Baudrillard

Roberto Calasso’s The Marriage of Cadmus and Harmony is a book that’s genuinely profound in parts. Continue reading


‘I Have Nothing to Write About’ – A Criticism of Empiricism

Many people complain that they often have nothing to ‘write about;’ in fact, I encounter the excuse often enough that it’s become white noise.

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