This post is part two of the sage advice from multiple writers regarding "On Becoming a Writer" from The Writing Life. My strategy in commentating on this book is to merely read each short piece, annotate the takeaways, and share the most vital portions of gold I can pan from the riverbed. John Keegan: The … Continue reading More on Becoming: The Writing Life
This post and the next will be the sage advice of multiple writers regarding "On Becoming a Writer." My strategy in commentating on this book is to merely read each short piece, annotate the takeaways, and share the most vital portions of gold I can pan from the riverbed. Francine Du Plessix Gray: The Seduction … Continue reading The Process of Becoming: The Writing Life
My Writer's Workshop class is now in full swing and the seniors have been refining their blogging skills as they respond to a number of short articles on the craft of writing. This week, they begin reading Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott and will post a response once per week (for the next 9-10 … Continue reading Creating the Magic Formula: The Writing Life
Finding my voice. Now, that is a tricky subject. I'm not even sure I quite have found it yet, if I am being painfully honest, but then again, perhaps I have. Let's keep the mystery alive. At any rate, are you reading closely? Reflecting on my history as a writer, I am compelled to bring … Continue reading Are You Reading Closely?
There are so many things I can spend my time doing rather than reading. So why do I do it? What led me to being such a voracious reader and why do I continue to make it a priority in my everyday life? Let me start by saying that I wasn't always a reader. My … Continue reading A Pretty Worthwhile Place To Be – A Reading Journey