Blog Posts

Running with, not against

By Kate Blackwood / June 20, 2022

One word makes a big difference.

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An adult holds a small child near large rocks at the top of a mountain; sea in the distance

Goin’ to Bangor: A song and childhood memory

By Kate Blackwood / May 29, 2022

On my first trip to Maine, a Patty Griffin song teaches me the pronunciation of “Bangor” and the value of early experiences.

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Billowing clouds of pink light in space

Advice for writers of physics or fiction

By Kate Blackwood / April 23, 2022

Character, tension, motivation: Natalie Wolchover teaches that a good science story is a lot like a good short story.

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Singing her own song: Where music and story merge

By Kate Blackwood / February 26, 2022

This week I contributed a poem – a song without music – to an organ concert full of stories without words.

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