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Thinking poetically

In December of 2007, I had a period of frustration early in Advent, facing the tension between holiday chores and holiday expectations. I could have journalled or blogged about the feeling, at some length. Instead, I condensed it into 5 … Continue reading

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What are you thankful for as a writer?

Without even pausing to think, I would answer the question of what I’m thankful for as a writer with ¬†one word: computers! Of course, I have plenty of other blessings that allow me to write, such as disposable time in … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo

After taking a 3-month leave of absence from this forum, I feel almost obligated to take up the National November Writing Month challenge. Of course, I have written nothing but what you see here all of today, Nov 1 and … Continue reading

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Writing and memory

One reason people write is to leave a written record of something, to help make sure that idea or event is not forgotten. Long before computers started using electronic codes to archive information on data media, people wanted to have … Continue reading

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