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The Atlantic Monthly: An Introverted Writer’s Lament...

“Writing used to be a solitary profession. How did it become so interminably social?”

‘Whether we’re behind the podium or awaiting our turn, numbing our bottoms on the chill of metal foldout chairs or trying to work some life into our terror-stricken tongues, we introverts feel the pain of the public performance. 671 more words

Art & Illustration

Truth in Storytelling

All stories, especially good ones, tell the truth. Or, it may only be a certain version of the truth, or let’s say a culturally sanctioned version of the truth, but stories tell the truth. 704 more words

Liz McAdams

Writer's Cramp

The only thing for sure in the writer’s world

Is that he owns the words he writes

But, these words He can rearrange anyway he wishes… 91 more words

Steven Humphreys

Fast Reading: This is Not A Review

This is not a review, except perhaps in that it is a review of thought. I recently finished Haruki Murakami’s work “1Q84,” and it was riveting. 432 more words

Thoughts On Writing

NPM '16 - What I learned

The entire quote from which the above is taken:

“One of the few things I know about writing is this: Spend it all, shoot it, play it, lose it, all, right away, every time.

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My Writing Life

Okay, so I am working on an historical romance story that takes place in the old west.  I have ideas for at least two more books, possibly three, to create a series. 502 more words

My Writing Journey

Writer's Block: One Writer's Solution

When I find myself “seriously blocked,” I turn to physical activity. I sweep the back porch. Since this is a high-use area for me and my wife and our black lab, Cody, it always needs a good sweeping-out. 590 more words

Thoughts On Writing