Tag Archives: Colette

“Easy Reading”

“Easy reading is damned hard writing.”   Nathaniel Hawthorne “You know, I’ve read your last story, and I ought to have returned it weeks ago. It isn’t right. It’s almost right. It almost works. But not quite. You are too … Continue reading

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Why Write?

“I lik Riting time becrs I can get my feings out. you cant kep your hot felings in sid of you you mit get sec.” Kid’s composition Sometimes automatic pilot takes over in just about every phase of our life. … Continue reading

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Character Studies

For a while, I was on a Colette kick. I started reading about her life, which surely has to be spicier than any novel she wrote! Even so, she’s considered a supreme stylist — and often compared to another favorite … Continue reading

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Generous Gifts

“There is creative reading as well as creative writing.” Ralph Waldo Emerson Have you ever noticed the sometimes, when you’re really involved with a piece of writing and you put it aside for a bit and pick up something totally … Continue reading

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