“No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow.” – Lin Yutang Mark Twain House Hartford, CT I’m back today after a 11 day trip to the East coast. It’s hard to believe all the places we fit in from Mark Twain’s house… Continue reading Mark Twain to Nantucket
“The coroner will find ink in my veins and blood on my typewriter keys.” C. Astrid Weber I’m taking an official vacation from blogging so here is a post from two years ago Christmas… Another packet of work is due on Monday and then I’m officially halfway through this semester. And Christmas is here in six… Continue reading ink in my veins
I can’t remember if I ever posted about this blog but every time I visit the site I want to make and eat the recipe immediately. Beautiful blog, food photography, recipes and writing. Cinnamon Spice and Everything Nice Lovingly, The Writing Nag
I found this very informative article just as I’m finishing up my manuscript. Hope it helps!
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To me the greatest pleasure of writing is not what it’s about, but the music the words make. – Truman Capote Is your writing musical? Poets understand the importance of the right word. Review just a paragraph of your work today does it sing? is it lyrical? if not what simple changes can be made… Continue reading The Music of Words
What you have become is the price you paid to get what you used to want. Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic’s Notebook, 1960 I want a copy of The Neurotic’s Notebook; I don’t really know much about it except I seem to quote from it a lot and a lot of other people come to my site… Continue reading The Neurotic’s Notebook
Great blog post by Robert Lee Brewer for all of my writer friends who are looking for work!
A good essay must have this permanent quality about it; it must draw its curtain round us, but it must be a curtain that shuts us in not out. Virginia Woolf I am going to put “learn how to write an essay” on my list for 2012 or better yet “write more essays until it… Continue reading The Art and Heart of Essay Writing