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Readings for Writers: Writing in Hope–and History

In her essay “Three in a Bed: Fiction, Morals, and Politics,” Nadine Gordimer reflects on the role of the writer, a relevant reflection for us, especially now, at the beginning of a new year. Who hasn’t asked what is the purpose of my story? Why write? If you’ve never read …

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The Benefits of Sensory Deprivation for Writers

Flickr Creative Commons: Dennis Wong My ENT didn’t call me a liar when I insisted I’m not and never have been a habitual mouth-breather, but he did smile before rolling his chair over to one of the posters on the exam room wall. He pointed to the graphic on the …

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