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Each time I leap into the water without knowing what I'll find, I summon courage--or try to summon courage--by remembering these words: "Living is a form of not being sure, not knowing what next or how. The moment you know how, you begin to die a little. The artist never entirely knows. We guess. We may be wrong, but we take leap after leap in the dark." -- Agnes De Mille, American dancer and cho... More
Bruce's Blog: wordswimmer - Recent Posts
7/3/2016On the Edge of Becoming (0 Comments )
Sunday morning sunrise and the world awakens again, the silence broken only by the sound of your pen scratching the surface of the page. It's the same each morning. You don’t know what your voice sounds like until you take the... Read the rest of this post
6/12/2016One Writer’s Process: Kelly Ramsdell Fineman (0 Comments )
“A celebration of the senses on the sand and by the shore.” That’s how a Kirkus reviewer describes the success of children’s author and poet Kelly Ramsdell Fineman’s first picture book, At the Boardwalk. “The oceanside boardwalk... Read the rest of this post
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Comment by Susan Martin on 8/28/2010 at 7:10 PM:
Bruce, your blogs are inspiring and thought-provoking. I refer to it whenever I need a boost in my writing! Thank you!
Comment by Medeia Sharif on 9/27/2009 at 5:34 PM:
I love your quote, too. Nice meeting you here.
Comment by Freya R on 6/27/2009 at 7:35 AM:
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Comment by Dawn Schenk on 5/4/2009 at 7:11 PM:
"Leap after leap into the dark" is an nice piece of work
Comment by Helen Waters on 10/16/2008 at 1:35 PM:
Hi Bruce, I love your quote, and your posts. Nice style. Pleased to meet you!
Comment by Jack O'Rourke on 5/14/2007 at 2:22 PM:
Wow, Bruce, coming up on two years for your weekly 'wordswimmer' blog shown above. It's been such a consistent treasury of resources for writers.
Comment by Sharon A Putnam on 5/1/2007 at 6:39 PM:
Hi Bruce,
I love your quote! Taking "leap after leap into the dark" is a perfect description of the creative process. It's nice to "meet" another JacketFlap member. Thanks for adding me!
Comment by Tracy Grand on 3/17/2007 at 5:31 AM:
Bruce, It is wonderful to have you as part of the JacketFlap community. Tracy
Comment by Jack O'Rourke on 2/4/2007 at 1:12 PM:
The Surviving Riptides blog was pretty wonderful, Bruce; very evocative.
Comment by Jack O'Rourke on 2/1/2007 at 2:03 PM:
Bruce, jacketflap has promise of being useful; thanks for the info.

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