Viva Escritora

Reporting from the bleacher seats …

Happy New Year! I’m kicking off with a meditation on writing. Let’s go! Whilst reading about writing recently, I tripped across a summary of some James Baldwin reflections on writing and the writing life in a post by Maria Popova (brainpickings.org). ” You want to write a sentence as clean as a bone. That is …

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I’m visiting video documents of James Baldwin to further my knowledge of systemic racism – what was identified in my youth, what has not changed, what it is like to reside in a country that would rather you were somewhere or someone else. These videos were filmed on film using film and all the chemicals …

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