Monthly Archives: May 2013

Faith in a Seed

I recently finished reading Faith in a Seed, which collects some of Henry Thoreau‘s late nature writing that was published for the first time in 1993.  The book is composed largely of one of his lesser-known essays, “The Dispersion of Seeds,” … Continue reading

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The Muse & the Marketplace 2013

I signed up for a writers conference called “The Muse and the Marketplace,” which takes place this weekend in Boston.  I’ve never been before.   I wonder what it will be like to be surrounded by hundreds of writers?  I’m curious … Continue reading

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