Now that writers are abjured not to write in dialect, we may be losing a connection to an older source than standard English.
Blog Posts on Writing and Authors
I’m annoyed at the concert of writing in newspapers, magazines and books that claim that women don’t really want to work.
Certainly my methods of research are sometimes unorthodox… but I am not saddled with the literal-minded over-reliance on facts that a PhD sometimes confers.
I know Doris Duke would have enjoyed seeing the statue of a little girl confronting the bull of Wall Street.
Writers have never been paid a living wage… never a princely—or princessly sum—our incomes are now not equal to sustaining even a modest life.
Seton’s animals remind me of how essential that bit of wildness is to us, not only in the precious few wild animals nearby but as an essential bit of our own souls.
Where, now, are the women writers we could call “outrageous”?
As this memorable year comes to an end, I’ve chosen my sixteen most popular posts of the year, based on visits, comments, Tweets and Facebook likes. It give me a great sense of satisfaction to know that I’ve been able to cover a lot of ground with these posts and in a satisfactory way. I
The writer’s challenge is always to create the life rather than the theory or the explanation of the life…
It took a revolution in critical standards for the way women work to be given equal status with the way traditionally men have worked.