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Retreat with a difference

An alternative title for this post is ‘even slower’. I wrote and rewrote it several times. I sat with it and worried over its gloom. I thought about it at work, at home and in hospital with my daughter. 433 more words

Slow Academia

3 wondrous paradoxes of a slow writing process

How many drafts does a novel need? Some are ready for an editor by the second or third draft. Others – like mine – are assembled in slow layers of revisions, a process of discovery. 1,078 more words

How To Write A Book

Slow Notion

“If we are walking in the right direction, all we have to do is keep on walking.”         Buddhist Saying

“It doesn’t matter how slow you go as long as you do not stop.”   Confucius… 476 more words

Just Today

“The future depends on what you do today.”   Mahatma Gandhi

“If we are facing in the right direction, all we have to do is keep on walking.”           Buddhist saying… 313 more words

Part 1.0 Station

She looked up at the sign. Twenty-three minutes, it said.

She bent down and rubbed her ankle where the edges of the highheels were digging into her skin. 195 more words




It is hard to write this week. The words come sluggishly and feel awkward. Nonetheless I have several writing tasks to complete—a module for a teaching development online course, a workshop on academic integrity—and dozens of works in progress. 649 more words


Slow Writing Revisited

Tranter, Rhys. “Andrew Gallix on the Virtues of Writing Slowly.” RhysTranter.com, 28 October 2017:

Since interviewing Michelle Boulous Walker about “slow philosophy… 220 more words

Andrew Gallix