Greg Piper can now enjoy the comfort and financial stability of a new job, and as a full-time reporter, no less! He’ll be contributing to a DC newsletter, and promises that his blog may become less interesting and/or more brief.
Not what I would have said on the eve after plugging my blog on frickin’ C-SPAN, but hey, whatever works.
Gerard Van Der Leun offers some sage personal wisdom on writing good, classical poetry, which he says begins with a silent epiphany, usually in “an inconvenient time and an incovenient place.”
Having invested some of his time freely to help me improve one of my own poems, I took an interest in what he had to say. It’s largely a practice of dedication and perseverence to write poetry in classical form that doesn’t suck.
There’s still a lot of good news coming out of Iraq besides the elections, and Chrenkoff’s got it all compiled in one convenient location. His efforts at collecting and disseminating this underreported (or sometimes never-reported) news is a valuable contribution to people who still have objectivity about the situation in Iraq.
Finally, the 11th Storyblogging Carnival is up at Sheya’s.