Things I Forget to Remember: Writing is an act of faith

Things I Forget to Remember: Writing is an act of faith

I have an idea! Let’s play a game of Word Association. You give me a random word or phrase, and I’ll say the first thing that comes to mind. Ready? Go. Snail: mobile home  Simone Biles: dynamite Jumping jacks: I pee my pants just a little Royalty: Toni Morrison...
So You Think You Can Write?

So You Think You Can Write?

Early in the fall of 1994, I had a terrible realization: I did not know how to write. This was problematic as I, fresh out of college, had been hired to teach high school English. In other words, I was supposed to teach something I couldn’t do myself. But how had I...