Living the writer’s life

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riting can feel like a selfish act. It takes peace, quiet, and time to write, all commodities that are in short supply in modern America.

I used to write on the sly at work. Did it for years. Not a lot, mind you, because working full-time tends to drain my creativity. But when I’d feel the inspiration hit, and I wasn’t terribly busy with my work, I’d sneak a few minutes here and there to jot down a poem or part of an…