Today's quote is credited to Samuel L. Delaney, American author, literary critic, and professor. One of the perks about doing this series is that it gives me the opportunity to learn about authors I'm not familiar with. 🙂 Delaney is on that list. I look forward to exploring his work. Quote #15 "Science … Continue reading Quotes to Write By – Day 15
Month: May 2017
Quotes to Write By – Day 14
The following quote comes from Daniel Quinn, cultural critic and former publisher of educational text. I regret that I didn't use more of what "I know" when I first started writing. I regret not realizing how important these succulent bits and pieces were. I regret not realizing sooner that just because what I knew … Continue reading Quotes to Write By – Day 14
FFfAW Challenge-Week of May 23, 2017
REBLOGGED! Ooh. This looks like fun. 🙂
Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers
This week’s photo prompt is provided by Louise with The Storyteller’s Abode. Thank you Louise!
Quotes to Write By – Day 13 . . . with a BONUS!
I have two quotes today from two different authors: Daniel José Older and Ray Bradbury. From a superficial perspective, it appears that these men don't have much in common. However, both Older and Bradbury are exceptionally talented writers. Yes, are. Even though Ray Bradbury has died, his stories are still read and discussed today. For … Continue reading Quotes to Write By – Day 13 . . . with a BONUS!
Quotes to Write By – Day 12
This quote is deep. So deep that I'm not even going to say anything about it. Instead, I'll meditate on it and let it do all the talking. 🙂 Alexander Chee, the author of this quote is new to me. I hope to read some of his books in the near future. Quote #12 "Characters … Continue reading Quotes to Write By – Day 12
Quotes to Write By – Day 11
Today's quote comes from Mildred D. Taylor, author of award-winning middle-grade titles such as, "Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry", "The Gold Cadillac" (which I need to read), and "The Road to Memphis", which is one of my own personal top ten coming of age books. 🙂 The following quote is not my way of criticizing … Continue reading Quotes to Write By – Day 11
Quotes to Write By – Day 10
Oh oh! I was so exhausted yesterday that I was unable to post! So, without further ado . . . here is TODAY'S (well, yesterday's quote that I'm giving today) QUOTE! 🙂 Quote #10 "A writer never has a vacation. For a writer life consists of either writing or thinking about writing." Eugène Ionesco I love … Continue reading Quotes to Write By – Day 10
Quotes to Write By – Day 9
Today's quote comes from poet and author, Maya Angelou. When I was a little girl and won my first writing competition at the age of seven, I didn't think I could become a famous author or even published until I grew older and read books written by other people of color. In fact, I never … Continue reading Quotes to Write By – Day 9
Quotes to Write By – Day 8
Today's quote comes from my most recent accomplishment. I wrote my second picture book. My first picture book was called "Abigail and the Butterfly Masquerade." I've never submitted it and may self-publish it someday or submit it to a publishing house. This most recent attempt at writing a picture book was a lot of fun … Continue reading Quotes to Write By – Day 8
Quotes to Write By – Day 7
I remember when I was in middle school and wrote every single day without fail. I had a green spiral notebook covered in doodles and stickers. I filled the pages with poems, titles to stories or chapter titles to story ideas. I poured my heart and soul onto those pages, often spilling dark secrets I … Continue reading Quotes to Write By – Day 7