Today I work as a full-time writer. I have no boss. Sure, I answer to the occasional editor and deadline, but on a daily basis it’s just me sitting in a seat writing sentence after sentence. When I look back on what I’ve written, sometimes it’s not good enough and I have to start all over again until I get it right.
Dad wasn’t one to deliver lessons on subject-verb agreement, spelling, or the overuse of adverbs, but when it comes to the work of writing, he taught me everything I needed to know.
I share how and what over at Wasson Nursery’s blog this week.
And an even deeper dive into all that Dad has taught me appeared in Wabash Magazine a few years ago. Read “Labors of Our Fathers.”
Happy Father’s Day to my father, Ken, and all of the other fathers out there.