Monthly Archives: January 2011

Tackling a sensitive topic

“What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.” Samuel Johnson I am one of those writers who agonizes over the words I type. It doesn’t matter if it’s a short, snappy blurb or a long, 2,000-word feature story. If … Continue reading

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Method to the madness

“Though this be madness, yet there is method in’t.” Shakespeare I am, by nature, a very methodological, organized person. Some might even dare to say that I am anal retentive. I have systems, I have routines, I make lists, and I … Continue reading

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