When I sit down to write a book, I do not say to myself, ‘I am going to produce a work of art.’ I write it because there is some lie that I want to expose, some fact to which I want to draw attention, and my initial concern is to get a hearing. – … Continue reading The Power of What We Write [Quote Post]
"We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect."Anaïs Nin
It's okay if it takes a few years to write your first novel. It's okay if you're still searching for your story. It's okay to write and rewrite and rewrite until you feel satisfied. It's okay to change your mind. It's okay to take breaks from writing. It's okay to come back to your writing … Continue reading Searching….My First Novel
These types of stories are important to tell but can be hard to write or share.
It's great if you can get an MFA but you're still a writer without the degree.
By Roxanna Coldiron The act of writing involves more than pen to paper or keyboard to screen. When we write, we pour ourselves into our words. Our stories become an extension of our dreams. We write because it's who we are. We write because we have a story that needs to get out. We write … Continue reading Why Do We Write?
A fun list on the quirks of the writerly life
A librarian shares how he developed an appreciation for writing.