Monthly Archives: August 2013

Writers’ Wisdom

“I believe more in the scissors than I do in the pencil.” Truman Capote NMM

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Writers’ Wisdom

As I was reading some of the coverage surrounding the death of author Elmore Leonard earlier this week, I came across a great list he wrote for the New York Times in 2001 relaying his 10 rules for good writing. … Continue reading

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Writers’ Wisdom

“If you do not breathe through writing, if you do not cry out in writing or sing in writing, then don’t write because our culture has no use for it.” Anais Inn NMM PS: If you have never read Nin’s … Continue reading

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225 of 365

With today’s entry in my fabulous dragon journal, I have successfully written for 225 days in a row as part of my 365-Day Project!! It’s such a great feeling of accomplishment to keep track of my writing in my calendar … Continue reading

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Writers’ Wisdom

“Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration. The rest of us just get up and go to work.” Stephen King NMM

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If music be the food of love, write on

Sometimes my mind just goes dark. Not to be confused with the times it just goes blank, I mean dark as in moody. Sinister. Morose. Maybe even melancholy on occasion. You get the point. If I were to go through … Continue reading

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Writers’ Wisdom

“You must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you.” Ray Bradbury NMM 

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