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Novel Writing: What if it’s all for Nothing?

Originally posted on Uninspired Writers:
Good morning, creatives and creators. I hope you’ve all had a good week. Mine started slow and has ended better! In the earlier stages of the week I was having some bad writing days, and…

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When you are not writing…

by Diane Laney Fitzpatrick I know, it sounds like a lame excuse, doesn’t it? “It’s not that I’m not writing. It’s just that I’m thinking about my next chapter while I play this game of Solitaire on my phone. With … Continue reading

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Poetry Day!

POETRY DAY IS INTERNATIOAL, there are readings here in France and I have no doubt there are others… Calling ALL scribes! This is a terrific opportunity for you to let your voice be heard, as Saturday, October 7th is RANDOM … Continue reading

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“Silence is a true friend who never betrays.”   – Confucius “True silence is the rest of the mind, and is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment.”  – William Penn “Music and silence combine … Continue reading

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Hemingway – advice for a writer

While reading Hemingway, again, I stumbled upon the following quote and couldn’t resist sharing it. Though Hemingway was addressing writing and writers I believe it applies to all creative endeavours.    “In going where you have to go, and doing what … Continue reading

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Bleu Cobalt As the tiny rivers Winding beneath Papery thin skin I watch as they have slowed But remember their faster pace                                     … Continue reading

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* “I cannot interest myself in anything that is not life.” – “Look for a long time at what pleases you, and longer still at what pains you.”    Sidonie Gabrielle Colette – Gigi and The Cat * Bisous, Léa

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“Writing is like driving at night in the fog. You can only see as far as your headlights, but you can make the whole trip that way.” – E.L. Doctorow “I get intrigued by a first line and I write … Continue reading

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Just the facts…

Consistency is the last refuge of the unimaginative. – Oscar Wilde Just the facts… You are the brightest point of the candles flame The dandelions in my clover The first bite of cheesecake And the solstice of my summer * … Continue reading

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“Ideas may drift into other minds, but they do not drift my way. I have to go and fetch them. I know no work manual or mental to equal the appalling heart-breaking anguish of fetching an idea from nowhere.” – … Continue reading

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