Daily Archives: October 7, 2015

Why Being Out Matters

Every time the media report that a celebrity or sports figure has come out as LGBT, a tsunami of backlash rushes across the country.  What follows is a small sampling of actual commentary from different coming-out news stories: “This isn’t … Continue reading

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Write Hacks 9: Whack the smallest mole

Is this you?
Wake up. Brush teeth. Make coffee. Feed the cat. Sit down at computer. Cry.
Because there’s just so much to be done. It’s not a do-list, it’s a tidal wave. Continue reading

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Writing Life: Putting It into Words
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Ursula LeGuin has said that the writer’s job is to “put into words what cannot be put into words.”  Writers of fiction—mainstream, horror, magic realism and fantasy as well as science fiction—have cheerfully (or not so cheerfully) accepted this job … Continue reading

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