Quote of the Week-“Write every day even…”

"Write every day even if it is just a paragraph."-Michael Connelly

Everyone says again and again that writers should write every day.  This is true.  Even if you can only spend five minutes scribbling out some notes on a scrap piece of paper, it is still better then not writing at all.  That’s why I appreciate author Michael Connelly reiterating this point: Normally I work on […]

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 […]