I used to write because I wanted to become rich, and when I didn’t become rich, I wrote because I wanted to become famous, and when I didn’t become famous, I wrote because I liked to write. And that’s when I began to make a little money and gain a little notice.

—Thomas Sullivan

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Respect your reader. The niftiest turn of phrase, the most elegant flight of rhetorical fancy, isn’t worth beans next to a clear thought clearly expressed.

—Jeff Goldfield

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Review: God on Mute by Pete Grieg

Review: God on Mute by Pete Grieg

It is a terror to wake up in the night to see the face you love more than any other leering demonically. The image stains your memory like the Shroud of Turin, and it doesn’t fade. By now, Samie’s eyes—those beautiful, summer-blue eyes—had turned to moons of white and...

We should write because we are spiritual beings and writing is a powerful form of prayer and meditation, connecting us both to our own insights and also to a higher and deeper level of inner guidance as well.

We should write because writing brings clarity and passion to the act of living. Writing is sensual, experiential, grounding. We should write because writing is good for the soul. We should write because writing yields us a body of work,
a felt path through the world we live in.

—Julia Cameron

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Meet Wendell Berry

I wanted to share this video interview of Wendell Berry. Mr. Berry is a wonderful storyteller and a man who has lived his principles of balancing classical values with today’s technologies and ability to innovate. Enjoy it. I’d love to hear your thoughts...

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