• Kaitlan Bui

    the pen is not a sword

    on the power of writing

    April 25, 2019
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    We often hear that the pen is mightier than the sword.  Throughout my years as a writer, I’ve proudly clung to this expression, simply believing that it promised me the possibility of transcending the bookworm archetype. Offered a weapon to wield, one even mightier than a sword, I became a warrior-leader-pathfinder—with an emphasis on “warrior,” […]