Sophfronia Scott, Author Writing, laughing, and loving

Toni Morrison and Me

November 21, 2014 | Writing | Permalink

I tend to talk about Toni Morrison with a cautious blitheness. I mention how we share the same hometown, Lorain, Ohio, but even that’s a scary thing to do. Why would I want to invite comparisons to a Nobel and Pulitzer prizewinning author? Such a thought would send most writers under their desks, possibly holding […]

What’s Literary Citizenship?

November 14, 2014 | Loving Life, Publishing, Writing | Permalink

What does it mean to be a literary citizen? The word “citizen” implies living somewhere and in this case we’re talking about taking up residence in the literary world. I like Cathy Day’s answer. She’s the author of two books: Comeback Season: How I Learned to Play the Game of Love (Free Press, 2008) and The Circus in […]

Loving What You Write

November 6, 2014 | Loving Life, Writing | Permalink

I was walking around my yard in a bit of a daze. The day before I had finished the novel revision I’d been working on for months. Like the crazy woman I am, instead of resting I was trying to organize my thoughts for the next novel. But I felt like I didn’t know how […]

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