You’ve stumbled onto a blog about writing, but not just about writing. The Back Pages is about exploring what makes something greater than the sum of its parts. It’s about the things in the corners that are hard to define, the ones that sneak up behind you when you’re not looking and rip you to shreds. So, relax, enjoy.
What is writing, especially fiction? What purpose does it serve? Where does it come from? Why do we spend time doing it, or doing anything? Sometimes it all slips through your fingers, because finally, there is no reason. It is its own reason, like everything else.