Our Purpose

“We must not of course write anything that will flatter lust, pride or ambition. But we needn’t all write patently moral or theological work. Indeed, work whose Christianity is latent may do quite as much good and may reach some whom the more obvious religious work would scare away. The first business of a storyContinue reading “Our Purpose”

A Few Writing Quotes To Help Keep You Writing!

Just a few quotes from some of the greats to encourage my fellow writers! Don’t stop and don’t quit until the draft is done! “Everybody walks past a thousand story ideas every day. The good writers are the ones who see five or six of them. Most people don’t see any.” – Orson Scott CardContinue reading “A Few Writing Quotes To Help Keep You Writing!”

A Few Christmas Quotes

“Christmas is a season for kindling the fire for hospitality in the hall, the genial flame of charity in the heart.” – Washington Irving “Christmas is doing a little something extra for someone.” – Charles M. Schulz “For it is in giving that we receive. ” – Francis of Assisi Then the Grinch thought ofContinue reading “A Few Christmas Quotes”

Writing Quotes

Find encouragement this week to fill empty pages and computer screens with stories and tales. Read and enrich your lives with words and phrases that speak to your hearts, so that your writing may also enrich the lives of others. Writers, pay it forward. “Remember: Plot is no more than footprints left in the snowContinue reading “Writing Quotes”

Keep Writing and Endure the Doldrums

Even the greatest authors enter the doldrums. Here’s a few quotes from some of the greats to encourage my fellow writers! Don’t stop and don’t quit until it’s all on the page! “Everybody walks past a thousand story ideas every day. The good writers are the ones who see five or six of them. MostContinue reading “Keep Writing and Endure the Doldrums”

Keep on writing!

A few author quotes to encourage my fellow writers! Don’t stop and don’t quit until it’s all on paper!  “I notice that you use plain, simple language, short words and brief sentences. That is the way to write English–it is the modern way and the best way. Stick to it; don’t let fluff and flowersContinue reading “Keep on writing!”

More Writing Quotes

Find encouragement this week to fill empty pages and computer screens with stories and tales. Read and enrich your lives with words and phrases that speak to your hearts, so that your writing may also enrich the lives of others. Writers, pay it forward.  “We are all apprentices in a craft where no one everContinue reading “More Writing Quotes”

A (Really) Quick Thought…

To my loyal readers, I apologize for not posting in a while. It is so easy to become engrossed with all the little things in life that you forget the big things. You work so hard to achieve something, only to realize you’ve given up more than you’ve gained.  Over the last year, I’ve workedContinue reading “A (Really) Quick Thought…”

Finding Encouragement to Continue

Day Three of NaNoWriMo and personally not off to a great start. Here are a few encouraging quotes from fellow authors who struggled to pen impressive prose.  “Any man who keeps working is not a failure. He may not be a great writer, but if he applies the old-fashioned virtues of hard, constant labor, he’llContinue reading “Finding Encouragement to Continue”