Toiling in the shadow of the corkscrew

Toiling in the shadow of the corkscrew

Does wine enhance the creative spirit? Stephen Fry has no doubts: Wine can be a wiser teacher than ink, and banter is often better than books. Stephen Fry “The Fry Chronicles” (London: Michael Joseph (2010)) p. 122. A notice outside a bar near Bath’s Theatre Royal...
Some thoughts on rejection

Some thoughts on rejection

Writers get used to rejection, even if it hurts at the time. But a Chinese economics journal found a way of not making it hurt so much: We have read your manuscript with boundless delight. If we were to publish your paper, it would be impossible for us to publish any...