Writing Craft

Jul
06
Words Matter

Words Matter

Words written fifty years ago, a hundred years ago, a thousand years ago, can have as much of this power
1 min read
May
16
Orwell on Artistic Political Writing

Orwell on Artistic Political Writing

Orwell said: [https://www.orwellfoundation.com/the-orwell-foundation/orwell/essays-and-other-works/why-i-write/] > “What I have most wanted to do throughout the past
1 min read
May
04
How to Be a Poet

How to Be a Poet

(to remind myself) [https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/wendell-berry] i Make a place to sit down. Sit down. Be quiet.
1 min read
Apr
28
What Do I Write About?

What Do I Write About?

From Frederick Buechner: > “Write about what truly matters to you—not just things to catch the eye of the world
1 min read
Apr
26
How to Write, Create, or Be a Human?

How to Write, Create, or Be a Human?

Brian Doyle [https://orionmagazine.org/2012/10/the-place-where-i-write-brian-doyle/] says: > “It has nothing to do with talent. Somehow it has everything
1 min read
Apr
25
Where Did the Christian Artists Go?

Where Did the Christian Artists Go?

I’m doing doctorate work in the area of faith, art, and the pastoral imagination. One of our conversations revolved
3 min read
Apr
18
TPC #014: Emily Crookston on Ghostwriting

TPC #014: Emily Crookston on Ghostwriting

I'm back baby! Emily Crookston spent a bunch of years mucking around creating marketing content before Emily realized she's better
1 min read
Apr
13
Butt in Chair

Butt in Chair

From Steven Pressfield: > “When I sit down to write in the morning, I literally have no expectations for myself or
1 min read
Mar
23
Toni Morrison on Writing

Toni Morrison on Writing

> If there is a book that you want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, you must be the
Mar
18
Cormac McCarthy on Writing for One Audience

Cormac McCarthy on Writing for One Audience

Cormac McCarthy [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cormac_McCarthy] is one of my favorite authors. An acclaimed and award winning
3 min read