Quote of the Week-“Talent is helpful in…”

jessamyn west talent quote

Many people believe that talent is critical for anything you do, especially in writing.  But sometimes the most talented people are afraid to fly and possibly fail, while people who have no idea what they are doing jump in with both feet hoping to land somewhere.  The combination of talent and guts in writing was […]

Quote of the Week-“Tell the negative…”

Ann Bradford quote picture

When we begin our writing journey, we worry about any possible critics around us externally: our family, friends, publishers, editors, and basically the entire world.  But while we cannot control what other people think or say, we often forget that we can control the biggest critic of them all, the one that Ann Bradford addresses […]

Quote of the Week-“Writing, like life…”

Henry Miller quote picture

Traveling the road of life leads to many twists and turns, hills and valleys.  Our writing journey is no different, as Henry Miller said best: Whether you write novels, how-to books, poetry, blog posts, or screenplays, you are on a voyage of discovery.  At some point, you will put something on paper and think ‘I […]