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Like Slow Food, Slow Writing Deepens the Flavor of your Words

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Like so many of us, I used to feel busy all the time. Married with two young children, I lived an interrupt-driven life and rarely escaped into thick books.


Instead, I skimmed. I read the newspaper headlines and flipped through magazines. I scanned the subject lines in my email to determine which ones to actually read. On Facebook, I skipped the long and complicated posts and favor the short bits about my friends’ lives: their plans for dinner, their children’s antics, the thoughts that occupy their minds…the kinds of passing conversations we might have if we lived next door …

December 5, 2014 | Marie Pechet