“How do I know what I think until I see what I say? ” ~E.M. Forster . Dr. Jodene K. Morrell CSU Pomona College of Education & Integrative Studies . Are you a writer?. What “makes” a writer?. Background Information. Blog – contraction of “web log”
Dr. Jodene K. Morrell
College of Education & Integrative Studies
What “makes” a writer?
“… if we constrain ourselves to sites that have constantly-added narrative content and do allow user feedback… millions of blogs, people ranging from pre-teens to senior citizens, with the bulk of bloggers in their late teens to 50 or thereabouts.”
(Dave Taylor, Business Blogger)
“Does it hurt?” I whisper. “Of course,” he replies. “More than the back?” “Much more.” Fumes from rubbing alcohol. Nauseous. Giddy. I fling my forearm over the fake leather cushion and he proceeds to carve letters into my wrist with a piercing needle and black tempura paint. Words etch into flesh.
“And by the way, everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.”