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Wednesday's Written Word

“The redwoods, once seen, leave a mark or create a vision that stays with you always. No one has ever successfully painted or photographed a redwood tree. 59 more words

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True Freedom

In re-reading some of John Steinbeck’s stories I came across “The Pearl,” which I had not read before. It is a fascinating story, well told, like all of Steinbeck’s stories, and one with a deep and disturbing message. 808 more words

Hugh's Blogs

A writer out of loneliness is trying to communicate like a distant star sending signals.

A writer out of loneliness is trying to communicate like a distant star sending signals. He isn’t telling or teaching or ordering. Rather he seeks to establish a relationship of meaning, of feeling, of observing.

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Write Your Way into Writing

We are lonesome animals. We spend all our life trying to be less lonesome.

One of our ancient methods is to tell a story

Begging the listener to say – and to feel – …

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Writing

Top Ten Tuesday: Most Owned Authors

This week, The Broke and the Bookish is talking about the authors we own the most books from. I’m going strictly by physical books, because I’m too lazy to go through my kindle books, but I don’t think it would change things too much. 167 more words

Top Ten Tuesday

East of Eden Checkpoint 1

I posted recently about how excited I was to join in the East of Eden read-along, hosted over at The Estella Society. It began on July 21, and I just reached the first checkpoint! 645 more words

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