Monday, September 8, 2014

Trolling for Inspiration

I fish, you fish, he/she/it fishes

“Writing and fishing are both art forms built for optimists.” 

—Nick Ripatrazone, writer, “The Longest Silence: On Writing and Fishing,” 2014 (Thanks to alert WORDster Chip Scanlan)


• Editorial Comment: What kind of bait are you using?

PeezPix by Ted Pease 
The Writer as a Young Fisherman

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