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Why I Write: Then and Now

Why is she driven to tell the tale? Usually it’s to go back and recover some lost aspect of the past so it can be integrated into current identity. ~ Mary Karr, The Art of Memoir THEN In the late … Continue reading

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Boxing, #Writing, & What Matters Most

I took a boxing class once. I learned the art of the jab, the uppercut, the hook. I even sparred with a guy, but he just played nice. It could have been the giddy grin on my face or the … Continue reading

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In Bits and Pieces: Writing My Way to Understanding

The world doesn’t fully make sense until the writer has secured his version of it on the page. ~ from The Forest for the Trees, by Betsy Lerner There it is, my reason for writing. So much of what I … Continue reading

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