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Writing Practice

If Only I Could Find the Time to Write

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 10.13.2014 | Books
Brandi Megan Granett

If you want to be an actual writer that puts words down on the page, you may need to change how you look writing and make choices to do it. It isn't the forces of the world that conspire against your time for writing -- it's your own way of approaching the world.

Finding The Words

Liz Madans | Posted 02.27.2014 | Education
Liz Madans

Are the old masters to be left alone to the practice of writing, while we watch and marvel from the sidelines? I know that everyone has a story to tell, but perhaps it is an English teacher's closeness to the words that renders the wistfulness almost ironic.

What's a "Big Book" and Should I Write One?

Jennie Nash | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jennie Nash

When I told her about my novel idea, my agent said, "Think big." My editor has said this to me before, as well, during a revision of my last book.

Drinking from Our Own Wells: Celebrating National Poetry Month

Elizabeth Cunningham | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Cunningham

Reading and writing poetry restores our sense of awe and connection; it uses words to take us to the wordless. When you write poetry, it changes the way you perceive.

Practice, Practice, Practice

Peter Clothier | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Peter Clothier

Practice. It's a word that I find more and more on my lips and at the tips of my fingers as they ply the keyboard. It describes an activity that has...