Posts Tagged: writers

The Beauty of the Hermaphroditic Snail

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by Betty Scott Surrounded by political rancor, I found myself wishing Superman would swoop in and solve global chaos. Instead I read up on Gastropods and Mollusks. One night I dreamt about … oh Hail to the Chief … Super Snail!   Snails weigh mere grams. An average adult male moves one millimeter per second. […]

Burn ~ Part 2 (cont. from last week’s part 1): Refusal

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by Nancy Grayum I see withholding as a practice, a way of living lightly, spending small, taking time to think and feel, pacing ourselves. Progressive refusal, increasingly tweaking our resistance to the culture of waste and greed, can create meaningful outcomes. Divestment from funds that support environmental or social abuse is easy to accomplish, but […]

Resist! A Premonition

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by Carol McMillan Do you remember what you felt the week before the 2016 presidential election? As an ardent Bernie Sanders supporter, I still nursed some anger at the Democratic National Committee and the media, feeling they hadn’t given him the coverage they’d given Hillary Clinton, but, still, we were about to elect the first […]

Before the Edit

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by Virginia Herrick                                          For authors, editing pays. It pays in getting your message across, in the capacity to capture your readers’ attention, and in efficiency, time, and money. An unedited manuscript is generally something only a mother could love. And, yep, in this case you, Author Dearest, are “Mom.” So … what is editing? […]

“Roadmap to Writing Your Book”: Six Months of Classes

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The Red Wheelbarrow Writers and Village Books present a new six-month writing program, “Roadmap to Writing Your Book,” to be held at the Village Inn in Fairhaven once a month. In these monthly workshops, you’ll learn about creating “SMART” goals, benchmarks, and schedules for your writing that will help you get your writing done at […]