Posts filed under ‘Why Words Matter’

Does Writing from the Heart Really 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…”

Continue Reading October 14, 2015 at 6:43 pm Leave a comment

Seeking Connection with Writers

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.

Continue Reading April 3, 2011 at 2:50 pm 2 comments

Sam Shepard: Masterful Poet of the Theater

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?”

Continue Reading March 11, 2011 at 2:35 am Leave a comment

My Favorite Quote About Words

Today is Day 3 of Words Matter Week, and the blog prompt for today is: What is your favorite quote about words? Why?

Continue Reading March 9, 2011 at 1:37 pm 10 comments

Words that Changed the World

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?

Continue Reading March 8, 2011 at 1:55 pm Leave a comment


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