The “Where” of Writing: A Writer’s Confession

A writer is someone for whom writing is more difficult than it is for other people. – Thomas Mann, Essays of Three Decades When I picture a writer, I immediately picture a human being as self-conscious about writing as I am. He, or she, is probably sitting at a coffee shop, realizing that their cafe’s choice…

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My Favorite Writers – Part 1: The Physician Poet

William Carlos Williams was not a poet by career; he was a poet by night and a physician by day. As a doctor, he labored with humanity in its rawest form. He saw humanity in its most sorrowful moments of death and suffering and in its most joyous moments of birth and healing. This affected…

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