Writing to Give Shape to Our Lives — BREVITY’s Nonfiction Blog

This short article sums up in a great way what I myself have been trying for years now: to collage all these scattered bits and pieces of memory and identity and create your own story out of them. A story that makes sense. One that is uniquely yours. One that has the power to heal old wounds. Read it! Inspiring and reassuring.


By Nancy Slavin “I write because writing helps bring life into clearer focus and give shape to what I might otherwise experience as disconnected shards.” – Joyce Thomas I read the Joyce Thomas quote above in a 2011 issue of Poets & Writers and practically hummed out loud in my attraction to it. The urge […]

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