Category: Close Truths

The Number 1 Way to Keep Writing, No Matter What

The task of writing daily is one with which we writers struggle. As a publisher the consequences of not writing every day often shows itself quickly in manuscripts. Contrived plots, cliched language and run-on sentences are hallmarks of writers lacking a certain kind of writing commitment. But as a serious writer you have vowed to …

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The Right to Cause Offense

As both a publisher and author, various opinion pieces regarding the massacre at Charlie Hebdo and the right to cause offense continue to rivet me. As a person steeped and reared in western democracy, I believe firmly in the right to cause offense as well as the right to disagree firmly with any position I …

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