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Writing Living Wide-Awakeness: My Favorite Books About Writing, So Far

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“I heard a preacher say recently that hope is a revolutionary patience; let me add that so is being a writer. Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come. You wait and watch and work: you don’t give up.” ― Anne Lamott, Bird …

NEARESt and deArest: Learning To Cook

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Dear NEARESt and deArest, I was told by my elementary school art teacher that I could not draw. That hurt. I was in a musical at a local Equity dinner theatre, the school choir, and a cheerleader, so the sting was lessened a bit by being distracted by other activities. Though distracted, I carried the thought I was bad at …