A Quick Thought…

Silence often speaks volumes. The world is filled with words, but consider the powerful calming effect of listening to the breaking of waves on a beach or enjoying the still expectation of the sun rising over the horizon. Sometimes the best thing to say is nothing at all. So…I’ll let others speak. “The right wordContinue reading “A Quick Thought…”

Tempted to Surrender

“Real courage is when you know you’re licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what.” -Harper Lee Here are a few quotes to encourage you and help you persevere through the difficult times. Remember that great and admirable accomplishments were always achieved by taking one step at aContinue reading “Tempted to Surrender”

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”

A Quick Thought…

“For my mouth will utter truth; And wickedness is an abomination to my lips.” (‭‭Proverbs‬ ‭8:7‬ ‭NASB‬‬) Hypothetical Scenario: An amendment is added to the Ninth Commandment: Every time you lie, a minute will be taken away from your time here on earth. Would you still be here? Would any of us still be here?Continue reading “A Quick Thought…”

A Quick Thought…

I was reading through the news feed this morning and saw the latest headlines of violence, mistrust, and hatred that permeate our world today. I don’t know about you, my fellow writers, but I want my writing to help end these problems and not just call attention to them.  The world is full of problems.Continue reading “A Quick Thought…”