Today is the last edition of The Writing. Starting next week, I am releasing, instead, one more letter a month just for paid subscribers like you.
A new series for talk, craft, and teaching each other.
There was a point in time that I assumed that writing was just one job: to get the thoughts down and out. But as so many reader letters reflect here at The Reading, art is at least two jobs. The first is to resist; the second is to make.
My fundamental work in the classroom is building a new trust for my students, however it is they have lost trust in their own power.