Read, read and then read some more

I hate to be a nag, but you have got to read. Like most authors, I run creative writing workshops from time to time, and speak, when invited to writers’ circles and at summer schools, and I’m continually amazed at the number of would-be writers who scarcely read. For ideas to germinate and proliferate there… Continue reading Read, read and then read some more

Drenched in Words

One must be drenched in words, literally soaked in them, to have the right ones form themselves into the proper patterns at the right moment.Hart Crane, American Poet (1899-1932) I love the idea of being drenched in words. I don’t know any writer that doesn’t adore words and poets especially are infatuated with finding and… Continue reading Drenched in Words