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From My Notebook: ” Where to Discover Inspiration”

By Dave Hood Inspiration often begins with a passion. Yo-Yo Ma said, ‚ÄúPassion is one great force that unleashes creativity, because if you’re passionate about something, then you’re more willing to take risks. Webster’s defines inspiration as an idea, person, … Continue reading

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Vignette: Jar of Dry Roasted Peanuts

By Dave Hood In the living room, there’s a plastic jar with a red lid that’s like a stop sign, filled with peanuts, standing on the rectangular, marble coffee table. The label says “No Name-Dry Roasted Peanuts.” Feeling hungry, while … Continue reading

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The Writer’s Life: Why Become a Writer?

By Dave Hood Often, the writer must sit some place with a blank page and pen or a white screen staring back, and attempt to find something interesting, compelling, illuminating, entertaining to write on the page or type on the … Continue reading

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Personal Essay: Sci-Fi

By Dave Hood Last week, the New Yorker published a special science-fiction edition of its magazine , in which several writer’s have contributed short essays on what got them interested in the genre of sci-fi, as it applies to literature. … Continue reading

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