in random order: reading Incendiary by Chris Cleave, Writing Without Teachers by Peter Elbow; probably going to start reading For the Win by Cory Doctorow
English degree USF (1978), traveled to Europe 11 times & want to retire there, world-view is very in flux at this point.
I've always sought to understand; rarely been satisfied; still seeking.
I love words and reading and have always wanted to write. For a variety of reasons, I have been blocked by ultimately deciding that I have nothing of value to say.
One part of changing that is to focus on what Jimmy Santiago Baca said: Everyone who is living has something significant to say.
simple. obvious. what I need.