BOOKS and WRITING!

When I taught creative writing a couple of years ago, one of the things I tried to impart to the middle school students is that writing well is power. When you write a story, you have the opportunity to transport another person to a different land or time, to make them laugh or cry, to speak to people you may never meet. Here is Carl Sagan saying it much better than I did (with thanks to my friend Matt P.):

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7 Responses to BOOKS and WRITING!

  1. indytony says:

    Great quote. I’m not a Carl Sagan fan, but I sure appreciate what he has to say here.

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  2. Natalie padovano says:

    Best quote ever!! 🙂

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  3. Natalie padovano says:

    Best quote ever!!

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  4. Jeanne says:

    Wonderful! I have shared this on FB.

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  5. mfearing says:

    Somehow I hadn’t seen that quite before from Mr. Sagan. It’s a keeper. And by that I mean a printer-outter and putter-upper!

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