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Let Go

Thanks to Fenton Johnson, who shared this quote recently from philosopher Alan Watts at the¬†Writing by Writers conference. Belief is the insistence that the truth is what one would like or wish it to be. Faith is the unreserved opening of the mind to the truth, whatever it may turn out to be. Faith has […]

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A Volcano in Provincetown

I arrived in Provincetown yesterday by ferry to attend a one-week fiction workshop with Pam Houston at the Fine Arts Work Center. We had orientation last night and a brief meeting with our workshop group, which is wonderfully small. She asked us to introduce ourselves, talk about a piece of writing we thought was success, […]

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