On Writing

The Call of “Story” (Learning to Live a Better Story)

There is a traditional Lakota tale of a woman and an eagle. A disaster had struck the land and the woman was left alone, the only surviving member of her people. The woman was deeply sad and weak from the storm that had killed her people. In all likelihood she knew she would soon die… Continue reading The Call of “Story” (Learning to Live a Better Story)

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The Myth of the “Professional” Writer

Something struck me recently while reading. I am a bit of a nerd, and I actually do read the author interviews at the ends of books. I also read the acknowledgements pages, as well as the author bios, and it is not uncommon for me to be found creeping online for info about whatever writer… Continue reading The Myth of the “Professional” Writer