"In fiction, the principles are given, to find the facts: in history, the facts are given, to find the principles; and the writer who does not explain the phenomena as well as state them performs only one half of his office."
Thomas Babington Macaulay, "History," Edinburgh Review, 1828
Sunday, January 3, 2010
Into the New Year
One of my first and main New Year's resolutions is to wrap up some stories from the end of 2009, which I'll try to do in the next week or two. In the meantime, though, I'll also be doing my best to keep up with the new.