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We Should Write

Sometime during my earlier days whenever I bought a different colored ink for my fountain pen the first thing I would do is start doodling on a blank page. I would just write anything and everything on the page. Things … Continue reading

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I Write In My Head

For the past thirty plus years I have developed the habit of waking up as early as 5 a.m. Sometimes I am up before my alarm rings. I have always been a light sleeper but lately three to four hours … Continue reading

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Keep Making Magic

In November 1929 Thornton Wilder said: “Life is made up of such a conglomerate concoction of everything that nothing really good or nothing really bad comes the way of most of us. Consequently, it is up to the average person … Continue reading

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“It Was A Big Mistake”

On this cold Monday morning, I find it hard to concentrate on writing something that will be impersonal and less subjective. The reason is that we didn’t have a calm weekend, and Sunday was especially turbulent. We had a full … Continue reading

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English Is Crazy

The late Nelson Mandela once said: “If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.” Recently, Emma Watson’s speech in … Continue reading

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“I’m working on a novel”

“There is no shortcut to writing a novel, or to rewriting it. No publisher will be interested in hearing that a first novelist has a great idea- the publisher would want to see the book.” Richard North Patterson “I’m working … Continue reading

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Are You Afraid To Write?

“I write in terror. I have to talk myself into bravery with every sentence, sometimes every syllable.” Cynthia Ozick Are you afraid to write? I am. Every time I start to put words on paper to write an article for … Continue reading

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