On book ratings (the one-to-five star variety)

I recently went onto goodreads and deleted every rating I had ever given a book. Crazy? Let me explain. Giving a book a rating that can fall into only one of five categories is, at least for me, one of the most ridiculous processes ever. First of all, how often in life do you...

Connected yet alone

Last night I got overwhelmed by this feeling that tends to plague me. I was on twitter, conversing with a bunch of my writer friends, and suddenly, at that very same moment, I felt insanely alone. And I started wondering why it is, that as a writer, I can feel so supported by...