Category Archives: Writing

Letters of Note: Make your soul grow

What I had to say to you, moreover, would not take long, to wit: Practice any art, music, singing, dancing, acting, drawing, painting, sculpting, poetry, fiction, essays, reportage, no matter how well or badly, not to get money and fame, but to experience becoming, to find out what’s inside you, to make your soul grow.

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Working Stiff: Two Years, 262 Bodies, and the Making of a Medical Examiner – A Book Review

Working Stiff: Two Years, 262 Bodies, and the Making of a Medical Examiner by Judy Melinek My rating: 5 of 5 stars One of the first shows I fell in love with a child was Quincy ME even if at that time I had no exact idea what a medical examiner’s work really entailed. It

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Kurt Vonnegut’s 8 Tips on How to Write a Good Short Story | Open Culture

When it came to giving advice to writers, Kurt Vonnegut was never dull. He once tried to warn people away from using semicolons by characterizing them as “transvestite hermaphrodites representing absolutely nothing.” And, in a master’s thesis rejected by The University of Chicago, he made the tantalizing argument that “stories have shapes which can be drawn on graph

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Wattpad Top 5: July 2015 | RT Book Reviews

This morning I woke up to this tweet: @LizMadridauthor look look look! ??? — Leah (@TaureanDelight) July 31, 2015 Lo and behold! But there’s my WIP included in RT Magazine’s top 5 Wattpad romances for July!  A wonderful surprise, that’s for sure, since the first thing I woke up to this morning were email

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