Tag - writing

James Franco as Aron Ralston in 127 Hours

Four Things I Learned From 127 Hours

So I’ve now watched 127 Hours twice, once with the commentary. I had wanted to catch this in the cinema but just couldn’t get to it–and now I’m actually glad I didn’t since I found the experience to be...

The World of Claude LaBadarian

So I had no idea who Claude LaBadarian was until Bill C. e-mailed me a while back to let me know it was up my alley. Dining Late with Claude La Badarian is an epistolary story (which is a fancy way of saying it’s done as a series of...

The Neal Stephenson Anti-Writer’s...

Neal Stephenson is the author of the mad sci-fi epic Snow Crash and the even madder WTF epic The Diamond Age, among other books. What he shares in a 2003 keynote speech is an excellent key to getting writing done. For his first book, he had...

Ray Bradbury laughing

Happy Birthday, Ray Bradbury

Needcoffee.com Lifetime Achievement Award winner Ray Bradbury has his birthday today. Before we do anything else, I would urge you to go and purchase, if you have not already done so, Zen in the Art of Writing. It doesn’t matter if...