Category Archives: Writing and the Arts

New poem: “One day’s worth of simple pleasures”

There’s a new poem on the site. It came to me in a flash while doing morning pages. Enjoy! Continue reading

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Morning Pages to the rescue – again

Now that I had the time to write, I discovered I had nothing to say. Then I remembered: morning pages. Continue reading

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Timothy Snyder: The “vertical magic” of the written word

Dr. Timothy Snyder writes about words and where, exactly, they live. A thought-provoking article. Here’s a preview. Continue reading

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New Poem Posted (Finally!)

I often like to use layout and space in my poems, to indicate flow and emphasis. For some time, though, I’ve been struggling with WordPress “eating” any non-breaking spaces I used to achieve that space. So, rather than having indents … Continue reading

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Morning Pages Work for Bloggers Too

When I decided to get more serious about my writing, I went looking for books on writing to get me started. I checked various sites and lists to see what books came recommended as a “basic library for writers.” And … Continue reading

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