Monthly Archives: August 2012

A Writer’s Life

Writers differ in their views on almost anything related to the art and craft of writing. From the aspects of the trade to being a writer, and then of course the writer’s life as a storyteller. Here are some excerpts … Continue reading

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Cut Away Everything

Blaise Pascal once wrote: “I’m sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn’t have time to write a short one.” Pascal’s apology is contrary to the common belief that to write longer we need more time. We have … Continue reading

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We All Need A Fairy

Are you in any way like me? Do you check your blog often after posting to see if any other blogger has liked your post? Do you get excited when you read a comment, because you know that someone has … Continue reading

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The Poet Is Working

Some English teachers, college professors and instructors teaching creative writing say that when a writer is meditating he or she is still working, even when not actually writing. Some writers agree with them. And according to one story the French … Continue reading

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Globally Connected Through Words

When I first started blogging I was kind of scared. Being from an older generation I wasn’t sure that I would be able to handle the technology part of the process. I knew the rest would be easy since I … Continue reading

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I Write And Write And Write

“I force myself to write. And I write and write and write.” Elie Wiesel Has this ever happened to you? For some personal reason, you have to stop or quit writing for a while, but then you find it very … Continue reading

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If You Hit A Nerve

When my son was little, every night before he went to sleep I would read him a story from his favorite book of Bedtime Tales. Afterwards, he would close the book and ask me to leave his room just so … Continue reading

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