The Practice of Productivity

This week, I am pleased to re-post an excerpt from writer Priscilla Long’s excellent text The Writer’s Portable Mentor: A Guide to Art, Craft, and the Writing Life. I heartily agree with the many readers who find the book one of the most accessible, thorough and useful writing guides they’ve read. We can all benefit … Continue reading

About Priscilla Long

Priscilla Long is a Seattle-based writer and poet, author of five books (to date), and numerous publications in literary journals. She grew up on a dairy farm on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, attended Moravian Seminary for Girls and Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio, entered the printing trade in Boston and was there active in peace and social justice movements as well as in the old-time music scene. In 1988 she moved to Seattle, where she teaches and writes. During the 1990's and beyond she performed her poetry as a member of the Seattle Five Plus One. She serves as founding and consulting editor of, the free online encyclopedia of Washington state history. She writes science, poetry, history, creative nonfiction, and fiction. Learn more here at Priscilla's web site.

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