Have you ever tried to write a novel? Yes? Then you know what soul-crushing despair looks like: you, sitting by yourself, in front of a blinking cursor. Now imagine trying to write a novel as a teenager.
• It catches my attention by channeling one of the biggest gripes of NYC living (unfortunate window views—if you have a window at all). And, as a New Yorker whose bedroom basically faces a brick wall,
I've been thinking about the dual and sometimes controversial role of being both an author and a blogger. About what it's like to inhabit both of those roles, and whether or not you have to access a different
Digitised content is more convenient in many ways, but there's one thing that it can't provide: the tactile pleasure of a physical collection. The world may have made a sharp turn away from CDs, but one