Nicole Fenton is the coauthor of Nicely Said. She reads and writes in Brooklyn.

The Role of Writing

Thinking about the different roles writing plays in our work. What am I missing?


practice, skill, explore

design, order, arrange, structure

technology, progress, overcome limits

expression, communication, message, commonality

research, a way of looking, observe

memory, record, immortality, resource

dialogue, conversation, relationship, conversation

escape, poetry, imagination, freedom

power, influence