Bob Dylan Wins the Nobel Prize for Literature

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For the first time in its 115 year history, the Nobel Prize for Literature was awarded to a songwriter/musician:  Minnesota native Bob Dylan.  He is the first American to win the award since author Toni Morrison won it in 1993. In awarding the Prize, the Swedish Academy cited his “having created new poetic expressions within [….]

Gimbling in the Wabe – What is a Writer?

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(Due to this nasty thing known as a “deadline”, this Gimbling in the Wabe is a repeat of one first posted here in 2014.  I think it’s still a pretty good one, if I do say so myself….) ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ So what is a “writer”? Common sense would tell us a writer [….]

Gimbling in the Wabe – What is a Writer?

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So what is a “writer”? Common sense would tell us a writer is “one who writes”, at least using the word in its broadest term.  Google defines “writer” as “a person who has written a particular text”, and then goes on to give various and sundry examples, from professional to scribe to composer to data [….]