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Download PDF by Peter Turchi: A Muse and a Maze: Writing as Puzzle, Mystery, and Magic

By Peter Turchi

ISBN-10: 1595341935

ISBN-13: 9781595341938

With his attribute expertise for locating connections among writing and the stuff of our lives, Peter Turchi ventures into new or even extra miraculous territory. In A Muse and a Maze, Turchi attracts out the similarities among writing and puzzle-making and its flip-side, puzzle-solving. As he teases out how secret lies on the middle of all storytelling, he uncovers the magic—the production of credible illusion—that writers proportion with the likes of Houdini and grasp magicians. In Turchi’s associative narrative, we find out about the background of puzzles, their obsessive caliber, and that Benjamin Franklin used to be a devotee of an historical precursor of sudoku known as Magic Squares. utilising this wealthy backdrop to the necessities of writing, Turchi unearths as a lot in regards to the human psyche as he does in regards to the literary mind's eye and the artistic process.

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So the better advice might be, Know what you write. And know it as deeply, as comprehensively, as possible. Then acknowledge the remaining mystery. I dwell in Possibility – A fairer House than Prose – More numerous of Windows – Superior – for Doors – — EMILY DICKINSON It may go without saying that there is a dark side to obsession. Simply being obsessed is no virtue, and obsessive-compulsive disorder can be crippling. In his memoir Elsewhere, novelist Richard Russo tells the story of his mother’s paralyzing obsessions, and the extent to which he recognizes something similar in himself: “Somehow, without ever intending to, I’d discovered how to turn obsession and what my grandmother used to call sheer cussedness .

And know it as deeply, as comprehensively, as possible. Then acknowledge the remaining mystery. I dwell in Possibility – A fairer House than Prose – More numerous of Windows – Superior – for Doors – — EMILY DICKINSON It may go without saying that there is a dark side to obsession. Simply being obsessed is no virtue, and obsessive-compulsive disorder can be crippling. In his memoir Elsewhere, novelist Richard Russo tells the story of his mother’s paralyzing obsessions, and the extent to which he recognizes something similar in himself: “Somehow, without ever intending to, I’d discovered how to turn obsession and what my grandmother used to call sheer cussedness .

We might refer to these five poets as the one who drinks apple martinis, Edna, the author of My Thoughts, the limerick writer, and the bottled-water drinker. Walt’s first book was published earlier than the poet’s who drinks apple martinis. Of Edna and Walt, one drinks scotch and the other wrote Surging Tides. Louise’s first book is more recent than the limerick writer’s. Either the author of Surging Tides or the author of Mist Shifts in Fits drinks bottled water. What’s the appeal? 4 But what about others?

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