The Reason to Write Project

Dear JOME followers and readers. I thought you might help me while I test the waters of my thoughts. I am formulating a plan for this semester’s (not holiday, you Swedes, school term) project for the Masters in Professional Writing course. It requires several levels of thought and action. Clearly Writing is my pen name for…

Go on, use your words

This blog began so I could share all the the useful information about Sweden I had gathered during my first few months here. Originally, the blog resided on a free English online newspaper server (the Local ), but it also died there. I was new to blogging and the excitement soon wore off. I wrote nothing for a…

My Future’s Not In Hamburgers

A fortune teller in Las Vegas once told me “Your future’s not in hamburgers. “  Six months later I quit my job and went back to university full-time. Twenty years later these words echo in my head as I compose this essay, hoping to return to school again. The fortune teller’s words had significance for…