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Write a Story a Week

I just read two articles which have inspired me. The first is by Toni Morrison, "No Place for Self-Pity, No Place for Fear." She said "In times of dread, artists must never choose to remain silent." I agree. Now, more than ever, writers, artists, comedians, and others must speak their truth.

I also read an article titled "How to Write a Story a Week." That seems like a huge challenge, especially f Read more of this blog post »
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