The writer’s life in 2011 requires a web presence – most of us accept that as a given. But, I’ve written before of the Dreaded Web-sucker (left). Perhaps you remember Jonathan Franzen’s writing space and requirement of writing on a computer sans web hook up? If you’ve forgotten, see Jeffrey Ricker’s blog post. When I am [...]Read more »
Posts tagged 'Procrastination'
Yesterday I wrote about one of my favorite authors, Marilynne Robinson. Today I bring you one of my favorite quotes from Maya Angelou: “There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” Have you known the pain of an untold story? Let it out — you and the world will be better [...]Read more »
I was the gray-haired lady in two creative writing classes last year, taught by the marvelous author, Larry Watson. Times have changed, most noticeably in classroom distractions. I watched kids texting during class, surfing the web, most noticeably, chatting on Facebook and I judged, scoffed and felt a bit superior with my old-fashioned pen and [...]Read more »