Author Archives: herndy
I just found out about the Global Seed Vault in Svalbard today. It reminds me of a novel that one of the denizens of this very blog was writing at one point. You know who you are! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Svalbard_Global_Seed_Vault Also, I … Continue reading
I just Googled “Yes, and…” And the second result was this. I do post more often when I’m procrastinating. Why do you ask?
Wrongra. Wrong-ra! Pronunciation: rong-ruh. I don’t know how to make diacritical marks in html, do you? Pronounced like the word ‘wrong’ with a ‘ruh’ on the end. Have you heard this expression? It means “wrongest, most wrong,” or “wronger than … Continue reading
Let’s get something out in the open. The biggest revelation in this article was not that Tom Cruise wanted custom nickel-plating and cherry-red paint on his motorcycle. It was this: Oscar-winning screenwriter Paul Haggis got his start writing scripts for … Continue reading
I liked this short article about Aaron Sorkin’s writing process. Some say you shouldn’t get too interested in other writers’ rituals. What if you decide that you need to drink a ton to bring out your genius, like Hemingway or … Continue reading