Tag Archives: Writing

Out of this world…

The other day, during a bout of procrastination, I found myself thinking about astronauts, space travel, rockets and aliens. To my surprise I discovered a few novel-writing similarities. Here is my list: via Why Writing a Novel is Like Space Exploration … 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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Quotes – Pearls of wisdom…

Quotes – Pearls of wisdom? Or perhaps they are the spark for inspiration? If a quote speaks to you, explore the reason it does. If it is something you do not except, why doesn’t it? If quotes were charms for … Continue reading

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RAINBOWS, PRIDE AND JUST LOVING MY DAUGHTER

“Love isn’t something you find. Love is something that finds you.”  – Loretta Young “Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.”   – H. Jackson Brown Jr. “The best thing to hold onto in life is each … Continue reading

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A poem for my mother

“(Child abuse) is something that’s not talked about. It’s the dirty little secret. There is the immediate damage, but there is also the damage that it does down the road. It’s the baggage that you carry. It’s not here and … Continue reading

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Profond dans ses poèmes

As introduction to the following poem, I will tell you of a gift from my dear friend Yvonne in London. For the holidays she presented me with a copy of Les Fleurs Du Mal (Flowers of Evil) by Charles Baudelaire. … Continue reading

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Just the facts…

Looking back over the past year, It seems that it should end with a lighter note and have dug this one out of my earliest posts. Laughter is still the best medicine.  Bonne année et bonne santé!   Originally published … Continue reading

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decay

“Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficent means for going backwards.” – Aldous Huxley “Technology… is a queer thing. It brings you great gifts with one hand, and it stabs you in the back with the other.” – … Continue reading

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alas…

“Oh, I just want what we all want: a comfortable couch, a nice beverage, a weekend of no distractions and a book that will stop time, lift me out of my quotidian existence and alter my thinking forever.” – Elizabeth … Continue reading

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Doors

Please forgive my extended absence. There have been numerous computer issues and all are not yet resolved. Lea – “What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson “Never allow a person … Continue reading

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