The Work of Writing

“One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon instead of enjoying the roses that are blooming outside our windows today.” ~ Dale Carnegie “Creativity is merely a plus name forContinue reading “The Work of Writing”

My Writing Life

“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” ~ Maya Angelou “You must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you.” ~ Ray Bradbury “You have to write the book that wants to be written. And if the book will be too difficult for grown-ups, then you write it forContinue reading “My Writing Life”

Write What You Know.

“People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don’t know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.” ~ George Allen, Sr. “Self-knowledge is essential not only to writing, but to doing almost anything really well. It allows you to work through from a deep place – from the deep,Continue reading “Write What You Know.”