Tag Archives for writing

The Perfect Christmas Greeting

How many real, physical Christmas cards do you think you’ll get in the mail this year? Most of us will receive a handful, if we’re lucky. Such is life in the internet age. We’re so wired in and digitally connected … Continue reading

05. December 2015 by dan
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Ricky Gervais On How He Learned To Write

Gervais comes from Reading (pronounced “redding”) which is just a few miles from where I grew up. I imagine he went to a junior school not unlike mine. I can almost see his teacher, handing out papers and giving advice. … Continue reading

01. October 2013 by dan
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Writing Wisdom from George R.R. Martin

Read 13 Lessons George R.R. Martin Has Taught Us About Writing over at Buzzfeed. 000000

28. September 2013 by dan
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Peter Hitchens: Thoughts on Being a Writer

I greatly admire Peter Hitchens. His clarity of thought and impressive command of the English language make for a very potent combination. I enjoyed his thoughts here, especially the idea that when it comes to writing, “Once upon a time … Continue reading

12. July 2013 by dan
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Mr. Otter and Mr. Hood

My love affair with books began when I was a little boy sprawled on the living room floor. I was lying on the carpet, peering at a strange world of chair legs, fingernail clippings, and dead hair when I noticed … Continue reading

01. September 2011 by dan
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