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bob-mustin's picture
Nov.09.2012
image via blogs.discovermagazine.com I write every day. Yep. Every. Day. It's not a compulsion as much as it's a passion - something I want to do, something that fills me up even as it empties something within onto the outer world. If you write, you know it takes stamina, something akin to running...
david-alderman's picture
Oct.31.2011
Well, we're just hours away from November 1st and the start of NanoWrimo - or National Novel Writing Month for those of you who think I'm speaking an alien language. I wait all year for this wonderful writing season and this year has been no exception. I am squeeing - whatever that means -...
bob-mustin's picture
Apr.21.2010
I've been thinking a lot lately about the pace of modern life. Where the overly caffeinated chatterbox of previous decades seemed to imply a loss of equanimity, today such compulsion seems to be a virtue. Witness the cell-phone brandishing, SUV driving person all too close to your rear bumper....
bryant-simon's picture
Mar.18.2010
The Morning Buzz Posted: 3/18/2010 4:32:25 AM [ 0 comments on this blog - view ] Years ago the Wall Street Journal did a study of caffeine and major coffee brands. Fast Company did a similar study recently. Both uncovered the...
robert-sward's picture
Feb.11.2009
Attended Bookshop Santa Cruz reading last night (Feb. 10) by poet, editor and translator Stephen Kessler, longtime friend, and poet D. Nurkse, author of Burnt Island, The Fall... then G. and I hosted a reception at our home. A little too much wine, hung over, so up to UCSC swimming pool for a...
robert-sward's picture
Feb.03.2009
Lost ground... back to where I was when I began, same health issues as I had before. First days, "not drinking no caffeine," noticeably better... then indulged "just to see if there was a difference." There was as difference. Then off caffeine, off coffee again. Then brewed...
barbara-mountjoy's picture
Oct.06.2008
I’m a lucky writer. I participate in two writing groups that are very supportive, both at meeting time and after. One is based in a Unitarian church, and the small group is well-meaning and cheerful, though the members aren’t regularly published; it’s mostly people who like to write for themselves...