Daddy shocked my socks off with his appearance that sunny day. How did he know where I was? Why was he asking that question?  I

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I keep this old cartoon from The New Yorker in plain view in my writing space. The most common lament I hear from aspiring writers

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Don’t Be Like Ted

As a favor to a mutual friend, I agreed to meet with an aspiring writer to talk about the business over a long supper. We’ll

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