Monthly Archives: January 2015

Writing and trust

The start of the year found me with my books-to-be read pile down to nothing. To celebrate this rare happening and to take advantage of the free time, I’m re-reading William Zinsser’s On Writing Well. I shouldn’t say “re-reading.” The … Continue reading

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Pencils and pens outdated? Not a chance!

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Pens and Pencils.” When was the last time you wrote something substantive — a letter, a story, a journal entry, etc. — by hand? Could you ever imagine returning to a pre-keyboard … Continue reading

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New year, new opportunities

It was great to take a short break from writing—anything. Now I’m energized, happy to open a blank document, looking forward to whatever it may cross my mind and turn into an essay worth reading. I didn’t make any formal … Continue reading

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