I hear you..I like how you said this. That was my time in journalism – a third got chopped. I bet the editors love it.
Besides my scribblings in Cor Novus, I also contribute to a Community Newsletter where I live. For the very large part, the contributions to the newsletter are simply a regurgitation of stuff I already put in here. Like nearly all regurgitions, not everything comes back in the same form that it went in.
In the blog I am free to let my writing Muse roam and ramble at will. I DO edit for length and comprehension but for the most part I just let the inner-voice speak as it wills and wants. It’s a different story for the newsletter. Space is premium and I sometimes have to cut as much as a third from the original that you see published here.
A THIRD! Oh My God, the PAIN!
Every writer of any worth that I have ever heard speak will tell you that words and stories and articles and essays…
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