Tag Archives: Consecration

Storytelling & community: Three Things

I’m thinking of three things. Here’s the first one: I remember a conversation some years ago with Scott Bronson. Having danced around as sort of an art-hobbyist for years, I was contemplating what I described in conversation with Scott as … Continue reading

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The Writer’s Desk: Angst upon Embarking on a New Novel

I’m into middle age now, but I apparently haven’t decided yet if I’m primarily an editor, publisher, or author. Lately, I’ve been doing mostly just editing, publishing, and noncreative informational writing, but I still harbor a deep inner desire to … Continue reading

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Community Voices: 100 Years of Hugh Nibley

On March 27th, we celebrated the 100th birthday of Hugh Nibley. The Nibley family held a family reunion and we got to see most of the East Coast contingency that we usually see only at funerals, so it was a … Continue reading

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Consecrating Our Talents Etc.

A little over a decade ago, I had met several of my goals as a writer. I had won awards and published books. Strangely, I found that publishing wasn’t that big of a deal. Neither was winning an award. I … Continue reading

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On-Stage: “What Hast Thou Been?”

A very good friend once told me that there was nothing in the world that he could do that would be more important than his writing. Not too long after that conversation he became a former Mormon. Speaking scientifically, I … Continue reading

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