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Writerly Wisdom

Eager to find some words of wisdom that might give us food for thought and fuel for our creative engines, I came across these nuggets and wanted to share them with you: “If you stuff yourself full of poems, essays, … Continue reading

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Perfectly Imperfectt

A cautionary tale: It took Truman Capote many years to write his breakthrough bestseller In Cold Blood. After it was published in 1965, Truman was widely quoted as saying that his next novel, which he tentatively called Answered Prayers, would … Continue reading

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Prose Pruning

“I believe more in the scissors than I do in the pencil.” Truman Capote Our boy Truman has a point: pruning our prose is often one of the best ways to improve it. There are so many missteps that can … Continue reading

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