"Reading and writing, like everything else, improve with practice. And, of course, if there are no young readers and writers, there will shortly be no older ones. Literacy will be dead, and democracy - which many believe goes hand in hand with it - will be dead as well." Margaret Atwood
This week you get two photos for the price of one. My kids and I met author Elin Hilderbrand on our beach trip this summer. She signed her book, "The Island" for me. I just started reading it last night! She thought Gianni was good enough to eat!
Happy Friday, everyone!
This week's quote is more related to reading than writing, but I thought it relevant. I love the freedom that reading has given my girls. "Once she knows how to read, there is only one thing you can teacher her to believe in, and that is herself." --Virginia Woolf
This is really a reading quote, but I love it so much, I wanted to share it. We have this up on the wall in our playroom, from the one and only Dr. Seuss:
Have a relaxing weekend and read something wonderful!
If you've been reading this blog, you know that I've been on a mission to get one or another of my books published for a few years now. I've received rejection upon rejection from literary agents. Some of them were encouraging. The last agent to reject Women Like Us wrote, "I was highly entertained reading … Continue reading It’s Heartbreaking When You Have to Say No