Posts tagged ritual
Creative writing can’t be taught?
Myth: Creative writing can’t be taught. I have to admit, when I first saw the article in last week’s New Yorker about the effectiveness of M.F.A. writing programs, my first reaction was: not this again. Writing classes, writing teachers, and writing degrees are a colossal waste of time–because you either have talent or you don’t–and… More →
Paradise Lust | Tagged creativity, debunking, ritual
Late-Breaking Passover Edition
So the Mythographer arrived too late on the Passover scene to really ham it up, but thankfully other smarter heads than I have been busy unpacking beloved Biblical stories…and in a way which perfectly illustrates the mission of MM. First comes Bruce Feiler, author of Walking the Bible, an earnestly noncommittal (and bestselling) account of… More →