Writing takes courage.

Living takes courage.

We are getting a master class in courage
right now from the people of Ukraine.

Alex Steele
President, Gotham Writers Workshop

The Colors of Life

Benjamin Franklin once opined: Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.

To me, this speaks to the intersection of writing and life. The more fully you dive into life, the more pearls you’ll fetch up to tell us about.

Franklin fits the bill. He ran newspapers and published an annual best-selling pamphlet, Poor Richard’s Almanack—while also making a name for himself as a statesman, scientist, and inventor of such items as the lightning rod, bifocals, and swim fins.
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