Art as a Hope-Filled Act

Art as a Hope-Filled Act

“Art is an inherently hopeful act, an act that echoes the creativity of the Creator.” — Makoto Fujimura, Refractions

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How to Be a Better Writer: Get Rid of the Lazy Words

How to Be a Better Writer: Get Rid of the Lazy Words

During a conversation with my accountability partner, she paused, horrified. “I said ‘very,’” she explained, “and I’m trying to rid myself of lazy words.” The phrase so captured my attention that I told her I was going to “borrow” it. She affirmed the quasi-loan, though, so there’s that.

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Write Right’s Favorite Books of 2016

Write Right’s Favorite Books of 2016

My mom says I’m eclectic. She has a point. I maintain several interests, many of them seeming to be sharp contrasts to others. For instance, I practice handlettering (I’m not yet good enough to call myself a “handletterer.”) but attend boxing and kickboxing classes and collect an occasional Funko POP! figure.

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