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Writing for the periodicals

From the February 1989 issue of The Christian Science Journal


How is writing for the Christian Science periodicals different from other writing? What impels it? What makes it possible? How does it help the reader? How does it change the writer? Not long ago four writers, who contribute regularly to this magazine as well as to the Christian Science Sentinel and the daily religious article in The Christian Science Monitor, discussed what originally launched them in their writing—and what keeps them going if their manuscripts are returned for revision! Cynthia Howland , J. Darrow Kirkpatrick , David C.