Monthly Archives: January 2011

Bright Moon

I step off the bus and start down the street. It’s dark and the stars stand out. I come around a corner and there is the moon, white and giant. “People walked there,” I think, trying to imagine the distances.…

Well Done

To complement my previous post, which delineated some common writing mistakes and how to avoid them, this post focuses on some common writing successes. These are things that work to connect with the reader and keep them reading. Some are…

Take Possession

In a recent article in The Sun magazine, poet Kim Rosen said, “For most of my life I was afraid of poetry.” ┬áThis fascinating comment was just one of many contained in the interview by Alison Luterman. ┬áRosen mentions numerous…