What Would Your Write If Nothing Mattered?

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We writers seek validation in so many ways— claps, comments, distribution, retweets, publishing deals, and perhaps awards.

Who, or what, are you writing for?

I started These Precious Days last night. It’s Ann Patchett’s newest essay collection and I’m grateful to Nicholas E. Barron for bringing…



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Bob Merckel

Bob Merckel

Editor: Counter Arts, The Narrative Collective, The Memoirist | English teacher/language consultant in Barcelona and Provincetown.