L.A. Kennedy

Beyond the story

By: Karen Rinaldi Author Karen Rinaldi sucks at surfing, but she continues to dedicate hours to it anyway, and she explains why we should also be okay with failure in many forms—even our writing. I’ve spent the last two decades devoting myself to an activity that I will never master. Worse, I will never even reach …

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Maria Popova “Setting words on paper is the tactic of a secret bully,” and other selections from Why I Write AP Images The question of what propels creators, especially great creators, is the subject of eternal fascination and cultural curiosity. In “Why I Write,” originally published in the New York Times Book Review on December …

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Pen, Pencil, Tablet, or Typewriter… Jonathan Isbill As a writer in the company of fellow writers, there are countless reasons why we write, how we started, and why we continue. Each person has his or her own unique narrative behind the reasons to write. I think you’ll soon see the value that writing brings to …

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