Archive for the writing dialogue Tag

How to Be a Great Edit

  I know it’ll come as a shock to some of you, but as much as the writing process is about staying in the work until you’ve said everything you need to say, the editing process is all about staying in the posture of listening. Once again, I’m stealing advice from Donald M. Murray’s excellent essay on the practice and
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Why We Must Be Imperfect to Love Well

“No good work whatever can be perfect, and the demand for perfection is always a sign of a misunderstanding of the ends of art.” – John Ruskin Oh, there are so many things I want to tell you about this past holiday weekend! We had such a great time and great food with family and friends, running in sprinklers and
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