Inspiration #29: Whenever you read this, and wherever you are…

I went to a book group for the first time today, and after a few hours of talking about creativity and making dreams come true, I reached into a big clear bowl of colored paper slips on the table, and this is what I found. “Whenever you read this, and wherever you are, you are … More Inspiration #29: Whenever you read this, and wherever you are…

Inspiration #26

Every now and then, I choose a passage of wisdom from someone who knows better and much more than I do about writing, life, the universe and/or everything. Share and enjoy! “Among the writers I have known, one habitually worked lying down in the dark, in a trailer with its windows painted black, dictating into … More Inspiration #26

Inspiration #24

Every Sunday, I choose a passage of wisdom from someone who knows better and much more than I do about writing, life, the universe and/or everything. Share and enjoy! There is an implied contract between the author and the reader that goes something like this: Give me your time and money, and I'll let you … More Inspiration #24

Inspiration #23

Every Sunday, I choose a passage of wisdom from someone who knows better and much more than I do about writing, life, the universe and/or everything. Share and enjoy! It can also happen that the author will kill himself or herself writing. The only book that is worth writing is the one we don’t have … More Inspiration #23

Inspiration #22

Every Sunday, I choose a passage of wisdom from someone who knows better and much more than I do about writing, life, the universe and/or everything. Share and enjoy! “But how in our busy lives do we get any writing done in the first place? Often, at the moment a student begins to say, ‘But … More Inspiration #22

Inspiration #21

Every Sunday, I choose a passage of wisdom from someone who knows better and much more than I do about writing, life, the universe and/or everything. Share and enjoy! “Almost every single thing you hope publication will do for you is a fantasy, a hologram—it’s the eagle on your credit card that only seems to … More Inspiration #21