I don’t know the origin of the “write what you know” logic. A lot of folks...– BRET ANTHONY JOHNSTON Don’t Write What You Know Why fiction’s narrative and emotional integrity will always transcend the literal truth (A wonderful article, particularly for beginning writers, filled with true things. Go and read it...
Only write what you know is very good advice. I do my best to stick to it. I...– Actually, this time I’m quoting me, in my journal: http://journal.neilgaiman.com/2003/03/phrase-only-write-what-you-know-is.asp (via neil-gaiman)
Ten or 20 years ago I was preaching that we should look at digital code as...– George Dyson on the making of the digital universe, a universe of self-replicating code. His new book on the origins of the digital universe, Turing’s Cathedral, is a must-read. (via explore-blog)