"Then I See What's Really Always There" © Grady Kane; used by permission

Why I Don’t Sing

Oct 27, 2011

Essay by Danielle Martínez

Spanish and music became ingrained in me, but English was my mother tongue.

Why I Write, Music, Travel | Read More

Me and F. Scott Against the World

Oct 20, 2011

Essay by Jay Owens

At its worst, contemporary online style bears a disturbing resemblance to the cheery falseness of advertising.

Why I Write, Authors | Read More

Why I Can’t Stop Writing

Sep 28, 2011

Essay by Wichita Sims

As I reread that sentence, I realize it’s crap, too.

Why I Write, Cancer Workshop | Read More

Jetlag: A Love Story

Sep 22, 2011

Essay by J.p. Lawrence

Words, words, words. As a journalist, they are my bricks and mortar.

Why I Write, Photography, Journalism | Read More

My Mother Said: “Write Everything”

Sep 16, 2011

Essay by Sharon Tosto Esker

'Wait!' she yelled, running past at least a dozen confused travelers in the security line.

Why I Write, Family Stories, Letters and Journals | Read More