“There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.” —Ernest Hemingway American author and journalist There is a perilous power to proclamations that one should be wary of. When the proclamation is quoted, it takes on an air of authenticity. The reader often accepts the quote as wisdom, […]
The assignment was at once simple and terrifying. Write a story. “What type of story?” the boy asked. “Any,” said the teacher. “What do I write about?” he pondered out loud. “Whatever you would like,” she responded. With that, the barriers to creativity were shattered.