I had visitors in town this past week, which means I had less time to do my work. I did start every day with listening to music from different years of the book as I had decided to do last week...
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Once I had this person in my life who was a hole-puncher. When it came to ideas and decisions (big and small alike), they could tell you exactly why you…
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The whole time we write our books we build and hold entire universes within us.
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I’m still working on writing and editing two books at the same time over here. Or, rather, one book for a period of days, and then I arrive at a…
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Hi friends. Greetings from the Austin airport. I am heading home from the Texas Book Festival, where I finished my final event of the year and possibly…
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During this past summer’s session of #1000wordsofsummer, Christy Lorio, a longtime member of our community (and coincidentally a fellow New Orleanian…
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What I wish for you today is for you to solve one problem in your work. I want you to be able to knead it out like a tiny, bothersome knot in the back…
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Hi friends. I’ve been going through all my old letters here — in particular the past two years — as I prep for writing the 1000 WORDS book, and I’ve had…
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