The Writess

How Writers Changed How We Think About Death

Curtains. Belly up. Passing away. Pushing up daisies. It’s the one subject everyone will face but no one wants to talk about. So much so that we have a thousand ways to say it without ever saying the word: death. But what is it about ‘freeing one’s horse’ that intimidates

Why Do You Write?

“Why do you write?” I have to admit, the question caught me off guard when a friend of mine asked me the other day. I’m embarrassed to say I’d never thought much about why I write. I’ve never tried to make any money with it. I don’t keep to a