Archive for March, 2009

Paris Through the Eyes of Travelers

My career developed out of a dual obsession. Reading made me want to travel, and traveling gave me more to read about. (And, in the way that it often does, all that reading eventually led to my own writing.)…It’s a cliche but it’s true: through the years I’ve learned as much from my students as they have from me. And we’ve all learned wonderful things together from the writers we’ve read…We’ve learned about love. About life. About the power and beauty of words.

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What is Writing from the Heart?

What does it really mean, to “write from the heart?” And how does one find the courage, or the stamina, to do so?…”Writing is not about grammar, it is about telling the truth,” says Nancy Slonim Aronie, in her wonderful book…

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