Dear readers, In my diligent quest to connect with you, I have created a new tradition of publicly answering my fan mail. You might think that a relatively unknown blogger such as myself wouldn't receive fan mail, and you'd be right. But that doesn't mean that my readers don't have questions for me, or … Continue reading Dear Nicole, What Happens When a Toddler Drinks Wine?
Time for another writing quote! “A writer is a person who cares what words mean, what they say, how they say it. Writers know words are their way towards truth and freedom, and so they use them with care, with thought, with fear, with delight. By using words well they strengthen their souls. Story-tellers and … Continue reading Writing Quote Tuesday
Here's one from James Joyce to start your Tuesday! "I’ve put in so many enigmas and puzzles that it will keep the professors busy for centuries arguing over what I meant, and that’s the only way of insuring one’s immortality." James Joyce So that was his angle!
Another one from Hemingway today! "The first draft of anything is shit." --Earnest Hemingway Normally I run a "clean" blog, but can it really be called profanity if you're quoting Hemingway?
It's Tuesday again! “A professional writer is an amateur who didn’t quit.” —Richard Bach I sure hope this is true!
Today's quote comes from Isabel Allende: “I don’t think of literature as an end in itself. It’s just a way of communicating something.” —Isabel Allende
This week's quote comes from Raymond Chandler: “The character that lasts is an ordinary guy with some extraordinary qualities.” —Raymond Chandler Yes! I think that is the ultimate goal.
Happy Tuesday! This week's quote comes from William Shakespeare: And as imagination bodies forth The forms of things unknown, the poet’s pen Turns them to shapes and gives to airy nothing A local habitation and a name. – William Shakespeare (from A Midsummer Night’s Dream)
This week's quote comes from the American playwright, Irwin Shaw: But hopefully you don't get a concussion!
Wow, have I been gone a while! If you're a regular blog follower, you may have noticed that I seemed to have disappeared for a couple months. Well, there's a good reason for that. I had a baby! Two months ago, my family welcomed our newest member, little Gianni. This is me and my little … Continue reading I’m Baaaaaack!!