There are many things involved with words and writing and by things, I mean techniques, processes, and broad philosophical questions, but the most basic thing, even more basic than What [...]
William Maxwell was a great writer and, for many years, an editor at The New Yorker. It's easy to see writing as an act of imagination, but memory, itself, is [...]
William Stafford, a wonderful writer and poet, once said (and it applies to poets, writers, and creative artists of all kinds) — A writer is not so much someone who [...]
Holy cow! Aphabetically speaking, this is a bonanza!
When it comes to things I like to do, I always like to make up my own rules. This doesn't mean that I'm going to follow them, but it can [...]