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Just When I Thought I Was Out They Pull Me Back In

Every writer is from somewhere. I'm from Buffalo, and so this has to be a story about the Buffalo Bills.

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Blogging, Another Word For “Writing”

Let me share with you a hint: blogging is just writing. Write the best you can. Blog the best you can.

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Why a War-Focused Workshop?

Next Tuesday, I begin leading another writing workshop, this sponsored by Words After War, and on the campus of Canisius College. It is open to the general public, and there are still spots available. You should sign up, if you are a veteran or not.

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Finally, A Nail

There is a military solution in Kurdistan. This is more than Foley-retribution wishful thinking. It's real. But should we exercise it?

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Writing at Chautauqua

Despite (or because of?) its flaws, Chautauqua is the kind of place that has successfully resisted the cynicism and irony that has come to define our current iteration of modern culture.

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Workshopping in the Woods

There are worse places to write than the Green Mountains of Vermont.

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