Dean Bakopoulos – Hey, At Least It’s Paved! Or, On Good Intentions Gone Awry (January 2023)
What can the idea of intentions—stated or unstated, good or bad—do for our work? How much can the idea of intention help us navigate the uncertainty of the writing life? Dean Bakopoulos draws upon work by James Alan McPherson, Annie Ernaux, and others to discuss when intentions are helpful and when they’re a distraction.