Sunday Sentence: 17 June 2018 from John Hodgman

Sunday Sentence: The sentence(s) that touched me this week, out of context and without commentary. Inspired by David Abrams at The Quivering Pen. This country is…

Counterbalance

You cannot overcome the evil of men.  It is too entrenched, too easily backed by the indifference of others.

You can, however, counterbalance it.

Sunday Sentence: 17 June 2018 from Miram Schneir

Sunday Sentence: The sentence(s) that touched me this week, out of context and without commentary. Inspired by David Abrams at The Quivering Pen.

It seems possible that a material basis for profound change in male-female relations and the relation of women to the society may now exist.  But an enormous movement of women, whether organized or not, would be required before any such changes could occur.

From the Introduction to Feminism:  The Essential Historical Writings by Miram Schneir, 1972

Getting to know yourself

Are you looking for a way to get to simultaneously get to know yourself a bit better and hit your private writing goals?  Flutter page…

Sunday Sentence: 7 January 2018 from Lynda Barry

I’d be good and the dark ghosts would vanish.  When your inner life is a place you have to stay out of, having an identity is impossible.  Remembering not to remember fractures you.  But what is the alternative?  Tell me.

A bookish treasure hunt

Find and read a …book from your childhood …book from your adolescence …book you read in school …book written pre-1918 …book from last year, not…

From Abraham Lincoln

From inspiration to prompt, what story does this inspire in you? The best way to predict the future is to create it. –Abraham Lincoln

Heart and Brain: Grocery Shopping by The Awkward Yeti

From inspiration to prompt, what story does this inspire in you? From Grocery Shopping by The Awkward Yeti

From A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway

From inspiration to prompt, what story does this inspire in you? For a poet he threw a very accurate milk bottle. From  A Moveable Feast…

Life, death and the written word

In response to  From Negotiating With The Dead by Margaret Atwood As a human being, particularly as a human being from a part of the…