The Magic of Handwriting: The Correa do Lago Collection

Writing is living! We, as writers, experience everything twice. Once in reality and once in that mirror which reflects our life back to us and those who read our work. But with advancing technology, pen and paper — the most visceral means by which we leave track of our existence — slowly becomes obsolete. This … Read more

Dorothea Brande on Becoming a Writer

Books being the original internet, I’ve followed an analog hyperlink from Ray Bradbury’s lovely Zen writing manifesto to discover another treasure trove of wisdom — Dorothea Brande’s (1893–1948) altogether indispensable Becoming a Writer. I’ve ravenously devoured all of it and want to share one fragment that seems to me of profound importance, for it not … Read more

Our Reading Life Favorite Quote, November 4, 2023

Nature is our mother. But as we grow up, we spend less and less time in her abiding presence. Do you find yourself stuck within the confines of a city life? Do you feel the longing to reconnect with the natural world? Great transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau certainly felt this longing when he embarked on … Read more