— Paulo Coelho
— Billy Collins
Thinking some poems will come from dreams, the journal is always beside the pillow, but what comes are words: fingers groping,
Fiction is the lie through which we tell the truth."
— Albert Camus
Nothing Is the Force That Renovates the World
Reading Emily’s gorgeous nothings, poems on envelopes,
fabric scraps that “In this short life
The Critic, The Crow, The Visitor from Porlock
In The Creative Compass: Writing Your Way from Inspiration to Publicationby Dan Millman and Sierra…
I am having my own Flaubert morning
with a box of many colored pencils.
Trying to write or draw or…
Writing the Day
I started a new daily writing practice for 2014 that I call WRITING THE DAY.
The idea is simple –…
"Loving the world means giving it attention, which draws one to devotion, which means one is concerned with its condition, how it is being treated."
from an interview at http://writersalmanac.publicradio.org/bookshelf/oliver.shtml
You start reading with the easy E.
It’s not expected, as with our poems,
that all will get to the…
— John Edgar Wideman
— Ann Beattie