The Truth about Poiema
[This post was first published at poiemapress.com on April 10, 2017]
In the age of the internet and social media, writers can be like bad cliches—a dime-a-dozen—and redundant too.
Online writing courses are nearly as ubiquitous.
So why pour another glass of water into a swollen ocean?
Hi. My name is Scott Postma, and I am the founder of Poiema, an institute for faith, culture, and creativity. I’d like to answer that question by introducing myself and sharing a short story.
I am not a best-selling author. I am not a famous TV personality. And I may never be a literary rock star.
I am, however, a regular guy who has studied and taught the craft of writing, and spent more than twenty years in a vocation where words were the medium for making my little corner of the ocean a better place to swim.
Two Significant Events
During the twenty-plus years I served in the pastorate, two seemingly unrelated but significant events took place. [continue reading at poiemapress.com…]
About Scott Postma
Scott lives in North Idaho collecting more books than he'll ever read in a lifetime. He helps people cultivate their capacity to perceive and appreciate the good, the true, and the beautiful by sharing rich insights into the arts and humanities, meaningful perspective on faith and culture, and valuable tips on writing and teaching. You can subscribe to the tribe and follow him on Twitter, Facebook, and Google Plus.