You write to communicate to the hearts and minds of others what’s burning inside you. And we edit to let the fire show through the smoke. ~Arthur Polotnik There are essays that have been in my head for years but when I sit down to write them I don’t know where to begin. I have… Continue reading What’s Burning Inside You?
“There is more than a verbal tie between the words common, community, and communication…. Try the experiment of communicating, with fullness and accuracy, some experience to another, especially if it be somewhat complicated, and you will find your own attitude toward your experience changing.” John Dewey I’ve been reading a lot about Common Ties recently,… Continue reading Common Ties
Close the door. Write with no one looking over your shoulder. Don’t try to figure out what other people want to hear from you; figure out what you have to say. It’s the one and only thing you have to offer.Barbara Kingsolver What do you have to say?That may be the hardest question to answer.… Continue reading What do you have to say?