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Writer’s Quote Wednesday Weekly Wrap-Up from 3/24/15

Welcome to the WRITER’S QUOTE WEDNESDAY Weekly Wrap-Up where our writers highlight their photographic and writing talent by making up their own quotes, or sharing quotes from our favorite authors.  426 more words


The Best Author You've Never Read Vol. 6 : Michael Crichton

I’m not sure if he belongs, because you’ve probably read him…but not lately. With the latest installment of Jurassic Park looming on the horizon of this summer’s blockbuster movie line-up, it might be time to go back and re-read the books that spawned the movies. 915 more words


Motivational Monday: It is not Enough to be Dumbstruck

This Bastille song always motivates me to get my shit together and get back to writing. I posted a version that has the lyrics so you can see why. 240 more words

Aspiring Writer

Layer Cake

Cake baking has never been my thing. Too fussy. The ingredients make it look deceptively easy—butter, flour, salt, sugar, baking powder, milk, eggs and Bob’s your uncle. 768 more words


On Writing Economically: A Challenge

I once argued with a man, whose writing I greatly admire, about a phrase he used in conversation. He is a brilliant man, but not musically trained, so I surmised that he’d simply never learned the actual definition of the word in musical terms. 582 more words


mypersonallthing reblogged this on my personal thing and commented:

This is really good advice!

You've got to sell your heart

In 1938 aspiring author Frances Turnbull sent a copy of one of her stories to Francisc Scott Fitzgerald. In the feedback he offers her there’s one great piece of advice: … 1,212 more words


Jilly: Inspired by Goodman

It’s been a trying few days chez Jilly. We just completed week three of our home redecoration program, and while our builders couldn’t be more charming or hard-working, a serious problem outside their control meant they had to switch to twelve-hour days, so they’ve been arriving before 8 a.m. 611 more words

Eight Ladies Writing