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Word count

Benefits of Measuring Word Count

For some time I only measured my word count when writing a piece of a specific length, or taking part in a challenge such as National Novel Writing Month or Book-in-a-Week. Recently I have begun to explore how measuring word count on a day-to-day … [Read More...]

From One Writer to Another

A future ideal reader to consider.

The Ideal Reader

Do you have an ideal reader? You know the one reader that you think about as you are sculpting your prose; that reader who is sitting on your shoulder as you look for the proper way to turn a phrase, … [Read More...]

What We’re Reading

Heidi Hood's book review of Dani Shapiro's Still Writing.

Still Writing — Book Review

Dani Shapiro's Still Writing: The Perils and Pleasures of a Creative Life is a gentle companion, filled with a myriad of antidotes that helps the writer on their own personal journey. The book is not a how-to guide in the least. It does not go over … [Read More...]

A Spiritual Practice with Dani Shapiro

Jonathan Fields, interviews memoirist, Dani Shapiro. Click to watch.