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April 12, 2023

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How Did You Become A Writer?

All stories are, in some form, prayers.

– Brian Doyle –

How Did You Become A Writer?

“How did you become a writer? Is a question asked of me surprisingly often when I visit schools, which I much enjoy not only as part of my overarching subtle devious plan to get on the good side of the children who will soon run the world, but also for the consistent entertainment of their artlessly honest questions (the best ever: Is that your real nose?), and for the sometimes deeply piercing depth of our conversations; we have suddenly spoken of death and miracles and loss and love, while we were supposed to be talking about writing and literature; and I have wept in front of them, and they have wept in front of me; which seems to me a sweet gift, to be trusted that much.” Brian Doyle shares more in this delightful piece. { read more }

Be The Change

Take a few moments to write something– anything today. Don’t overthink it. Just present yourself with a blank page and see what emerges.

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