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Thought For the Day: A Writer Writes From Empathy More Than Experience

“Writers don’t write from experience, although many are hesitant to admit that they don’t. If you wrote from experience, you’d get maybe one book, maybe three poems. Writers write from empathy.” –  Nikki Giovanni    

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What makes a writer write? Even When Fractured Endlessly by Michael Romani Motifs of wilderness and isolation Provide the origin’s ragged narration These are the stories that keep company Even when fractured endlessly Repapered randomness may seem inane But in … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: When What You Write Is Truer Than Truth, You’re A Writer

“All good books are alike in that they are truer than if they had really happened and after you are finished reading one you will feel that all that happened to you and afterwards it all belongs to you: the … Continue reading

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The Purple Testament

My daughters want to be writers.  In talking about this along the way, I was asked who I thought were the best of the writers that I had come across in my life.  Well, I thought of course of all … Continue reading

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