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Here’s the thing about this damn pandemic. It’s here but it’s not here. These people over here can’t get a single dose, but those folk over there are fully vaxxed. Campuses are opening but graduations are virtual. We can go to dinner with friends, but we feel uncomfortable sitting inside. In other words, things are changing--which is good. But things are changing--which is hard.
We’re used to it now and we can sorta see our way out. But the world is still filled with uncertainty, change and loss. If you’re feeling at sea this summer and wondering why, check out “Writing through Uncertainty,” my conversation with scholar and writing coach Helen Sword.
You’ll especially love it if you missed the Come as You Are writing retreat last year, where I first laid out these ideas. And if you want to see the second hour of the workshop, check out Helen Sword’s WriteSPACE library.
Writing through Uncertainty
Whatever you do my dear, remember you can’t beat your writing--or yourself--into submission. The best way forward is with a little love.
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