My general justification
for sucking up air on this planet is that I am a writer.
help it. I was born this way ... blessed/cursed with a gift for stringing
words together with Felicity, Alacrity, and their older sister
writing is hard work. It's a lot harder than, say, reading, for instance.
thing, it requires more hand-eye coordination.
For another, really good writing demands complex critical
thinking skills honed by years of rigorous training and brutal