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I think humor is anything that causes me amusement, generally incongruity, exaggeration, satire, irony or buffoonery. I tend to overlook that “humor” was coined many moons ago to describe a person’s temperament that is out of balance. I’m reminded what … Continue reading
Writing about writing and writing about writers is very distracting for writers, which is probably why we do it. Here are three nice things about writing and writers: 1. Writers envy but they are not jealous. We envy good writing … Continue reading
The most conflicting acclaim I earned as a journalist at Chicago Tribune was the General Excellence award in the 1980’s conferred by the company on an employee who displayed, well, general excellence. I didn’t deserve this award the year it … Continue reading
There are many reasons folks don’t write. Lack of talent isn’t on of them. Thinking that bad stuff is better than good stuff is. Bad stuff is powerful because negative emotions are powerful. When we grieve, are victimized, neglected, overlooked, … Continue reading