Posts filed under ‘Why Words Matter’
“I believe that if one of us cares enough to write something, someone else will care enough to read it,” says Julia Cameron, [and adds] “We are all in this together, I believe, and our writing and reading one another is a powerful comfort to us all…”
Why do we look for connection with writers in the places they lived instead of in the words they left us with? In a thought-provoking new book, Anne Trubek explores this question and comes up with some interesting, and complicated, answers. It’s a question I’ve wondered about too.
Day 5 of Words Matter Week posed this challenge for bloggers: “Words, like moths, are captured by writers who pin them to the page in various forms. What writer’s work most deftly captivates you? Why?”
Today is Day 3 of Words Matter Week, and the blog prompt for today is: What is your favorite quote about words? Why?
The Words Matter Week blog challenge for today was this prompt: Words can change history. What speech or document do you believe to be most important? Why?