Short Takes

Reading (Stephen King) to learn to write

June 3, 2020

A "starter's guide" to the king of terror, from the New York Times, is a reminder that learning happens in many forms

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Gratitude Notes (#22): Carved ducks and coffee

December 24, 2019

How the New Yorker's Paige Williams makes it work

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Gratitude Notes (#21): Open doors and open notebooks

December 23, 2019

A brief note from Jill U. Adams, science journalist.

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Gratitude Notes (#20): The mastery behind the magic

December 22, 2019

This note comes from Chip Scanlan, freelance writer, author and story coach.

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Gratitude Notes (#19): A lifeline from the wild

December 20, 2019

Author and freelance writer Eva Holland shares a note.