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anovelweblog's picture
Nov.23.2009
Call me I, and this is the story of my life. I am you. I am me. I am everyone. Perhaps this is not my story at all, but everyone's story. I can only claim my small part. Let me explain who I am and why I write to you. Many people these days do not read books. Oh, we still read--emails, news, each...
thaisa-frank's picture
Apr.02.2008
I'm going to make a somewhat radical proposition: Writing to a stranger makes it easier to create a poem or story that feels complete to the writer and comes alive in the imagination of other people. This proposition flies in the face of two beloved ideas about writing. First: if you're stuck, it...