The Power of Words

Words – so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them. ~Nathaniel Hawthorne I have always loved words, I learned to read very young and I have been a book fanatic since I… Continue reading The Power of Words

Becoming a Writer

It only takes one person to change your life – you.Ruth Casey I didn’t get serious about writing until I figured that out. There wasn’t anyone who was going to get me what I wanted, I had to do it all by myself.I could take all the writing classes, read all the books, attend all… Continue reading Becoming a Writer

Persistence

You must keep sending work out; you must never let a manuscript do nothing but eat its head off in a drawer. You send that work out again and again, while you’re working on another one. If you have talent, you will receive some measure of success – but only if you persist.Isaac Asimov OK… Continue reading Persistence