January 2018

Writing a novel is like driving a car at night. You can see only as far as your headlights, but you can make the whole trip that way. -E. I. Doctorow Bird by bird, one at a time.

Some mathematicians are birds, others are frogs. Birds fly high in the air and survey broad vistas of mathematics out to the far horizon. They delight in concepts that unify our thinking and bring together diverse problems from different parts of the landscape. Frogs live in the mud below and see only the flowers that grow nearby. They delight in […]

Recently I’ve started reading this book, “Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life” written by Anne Lamott, and it’s an excellent book. I don’t want to go into details, the first lesson I have learned is that “good writing is about telling the truth”. And if I don’t know where to start, I should start with my childhood. […]