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Why Writing Is a Lot Like Baseball

I attacked my to-be-read pile of articles over the weekend and spent some time with the July issue of Harper’s. That magazine’s “Memoir” section typically is one of my favorites, and this issue featured a first-person piece by author Mark Edmundson about his experience playing Pee Wee League baseball in 1960. Afraid to swing the […]

Four Ways We’re All Writing Books Without Even Realizing It

You know that cliché, the one about everybody having a story to tell? Well, it’s true. There’s a book lurking somewhere inside everyone. In today’s digital world, a book can be fewer than 1,000 words or as long as your imagination wants. The evolution of the book business to include such developments as Amazon Singles […]