Category Archives: being a writer

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Many ‘how to’ books about writing and getting published say that there’s more to writing than — well, than writing. Part of that “more” is letting folks know about the writer and what the writer’s been writing. That’s an awkward … Continue reading

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Another Saturday

Despite this blog’s tagline, “Following Catholic beliefs and practices in America: one man’s experience,” I haven’t written much about what I do. How I see national holidays, space exploration, ancient history and paleontology — yes. What it’s like, being a … Continue reading

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A Fogbound Writer

I thought, for a few hours toward the end of the week, that I might have the post I’ve been working on done by Sunday. That didn’t happen. By Saturday’s end, I’d written and kept more words than I’d deleted. … Continue reading

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Progress and Vagueness

First, the good news. I’ve made some progress today. The not-so-good news is that today’s progress amounts to 30 words that I probably won’t delete before evening. On the other hand, I expect I’ll have more words finished at day’s … Continue reading

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