Weekly Inspiration, the “creative act” of reading

I'm backlogged like you wouldn't believe, but here it is: this week's Inspiration post. In a recent and in-depth interview with PW.org, or the Poets and Writers Magazine, Laura Miller of Slate magazine, and the co-founder of Salon, an online-only magazine, Miller was asked about her reason for writing about writing (and reading) for a literary column. Her answer … Continue reading Weekly Inspiration, the “creative act” of reading

Friday Inspiration from Marguerite Yourcenar

I just finished the fabulous read Memoirs of Hadrian by Marguerite Yourcenar (aka Marguerite de Crayencour – her pseudonym is an inexact anagram of her real name). It’s a delightfully astute book, deep and meditative. Not a perfect beach read per-se by some standards, but if you’re like me and appreciate the challenge of her … Continue reading Friday Inspiration from Marguerite Yourcenar