Tag Archive for writing

The Creative Process: When Rewriting...

on July 29, 2014 by

“Only the hand that erases can write the true thing.”
Meister Eckhart
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My friend Will Chancellor had a reading of his first…

Content Creation: Your Characters Are...

on December 17, 2013 by

This was going to be a review of John Lee Hancock’s Saving Mr. Banks. I’d read somewhere in the British press after…

Content Creation: James Franco and the...

on November 26, 2013 by

There was a considerable amount of irritated hissing going on among the Gheys on my Facebook feed yesterday afternoon once James Franco…

Creative Minds: The Necessary Perfection...

on June 25, 2013 by

I can’t remember exactly what trigger the realization I’d made such a colossal mistake, all I know is it hit me suddenly…

Love Is… Never Resenting Success

on May 1, 2013 by

Whenever a friend succeeds, a little something in me dies.” — Gore Vidal

I’ve always thought that quotation summed up Vidal to…

Unequal Opportunity Offender

on May 23, 2011 by

THE KILLOUGH CHRONICLES | THE INDIA FILES

by James Killough

Let me immediately state that, despite the title, there will be no borderline pornographic body parts in this post.  But just the fact I have willfully boxed PFC into a corner where I have…

The Joy of Stalking

on April 10, 2011 by

THE KILLOUGH CHRONICLES

by James Killough

Alan Cumming has a new site up dedicated to obsessions, itsasickness.com.  I would say it celebrates passions more than obsessions in the truest sense of the word, and I am hanging on the truest sense because the site…

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The Circumstantial Exile

on March 26, 2011 by

BLOGIRADE

by James Killough

Tomorrow will be the season finale of Californication, after which I shall willingly slip into watching Nurse Jackie and less…

What An Owl I Am

on March 25, 2011 by

BLOGIRADE | THE INDIA FILES

by James Killough

It turns out I spoke too soon about Lady Mary Crawley from Downton Abbey.  By the season finale, she’s had more comeuppance than she deserved, and she’s managed to move from super bitch to sympathetic heroine.  I have to hand it to show creator and writer Julian Fellowes:…

Just Shoot The Bitch, Already

on March 22, 2011 by

Very aptly, I am the son of a Mad Man.  In the 60s and 70s, my father was with one of the larger ad agencies that are referred to from time to time in the dialogue of Mad Men.  He accepted a position to head up the Italian operations of that agency, the purview…