Tag Archives: Writing

Word Cloud: EMPATHY (Black History Month Redux)

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD I’ve read a lot of statements by writers about writing, and they are all true, but many of them are only true for that one writer and their particular ‘process.’ I like this comment by Nikki Giovanni (1943 – … Continue reading

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Shortfinals is back and we have him here.

by Chuck Stanley Shortfinals is back and we have him here. It has been 1,484 days since shortfinals wrote one of his encyclopedic photo-blog posts for the Daily Kos blog. Shortfinals is the nom de plume of G. Ross Sharp. … Continue reading

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We have a new writer – Steve Searls

by Chuck Stanley Steven D. Searls, better known as ‘Steven D’ in the blogosphere, has been a prolific contributor to several prominent blogs. Steve has written close to 1,500 blog posts on a variety of topics. He has agreed to … Continue reading

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POTUS45* does shtick for spooks, micturates on memorial

   By ann summers So he brought a cheering section (a claque) and did his campaign shtick for a spy agency that knows far too much about him, how strange this trip has been. Most presidents know that they should … Continue reading

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it might never be time for some game theory

  By ann summers   Not the best diversion for the end of the republic, since it’s not about game theory, but perhaps that’s all these have been, since the inevitable is coming in 20 days. “Guys. It’s time for … Continue reading

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We have a new writer.

By Chuck Stanley, Editor We were lucky enough to get Dr. Nicole Plyler Fisk to come on board as a writer.She is a very special person.  She teaches English, and points out that she has gone both the adoptive and … Continue reading

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Naomi Shihab Nye Talks about Writing

Palestinian-American poet, essayist and novelist Naomi Shihab Nye is a wonderful writer, and she’s also a terrific teacher. In this video, Marcia Franklin talks with her  at the 2012 Sun Valley Writers’ Conference. The two discuss the themes in Nye’s … Continue reading

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by Nona Blyth Cloud For some writers, leaving the comforts of “civilization” for a simple life does wonders for their work. Henry David Thoreau is the best-known example of a writer doing more productive work out in the woods. When … Continue reading

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