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Writing and Painting

Writing and Painting

Writing Challenges It was a proto-blogger, the sports columnist Red Smith, who was asked if it was hard to turn out a column a day and responded “Writing is easy. You just sit down at the typewriter and open a vein.” On the other hand, the science fiction writer and...

Why Write?

Why Write?

One day my memory, working in the unpredictable way it does, presented me with the first time I had encountered someone who gave that reason for writing. I was eighteen and traveling through Greece and the Middle East…