Stuff that Keeps Smart People Awake at Night

I don’t know about you, but when I go to bed at night, my brain goes into Super Worry Overdrive. I worry about my bills, my kids, my  first drafts (like Anne Lamott, I am afraid someone will find my unedited work and will assume I have committed suicide when I realized my talent was gone).…

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Fifteen Tips for Writers from Ernest Hemingway, Anne Lamott, and Stephen King

Of the many good things about being a writer… The pay! The fame! The constant attention… If you believe any of that, you are not a writer. But one of the GOOD things about writing, or really, any of the arts, is the sense of shared community. Writers want to tell other writers things that…

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Ten Writers….Errrr…Toast… the Future: Thoughts for New Years’ 2013

Looking for some words to guide revelers into the future? Here are some sentiments from writers who have pondered the unknown. 1.  Looking for Alaska by John Green  Imagining the future is a kind of nostalgia…You spend your whole life stuck in the labyrinth, thinking about how you’ll escape it one day, and how awesome it…

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