At the beginning of January, I posted the article Reading More in 2016 which stated my plans to read seven short novels during the month of January. In the article, I also noted that I would provide my thoughts on each novel in a future blog post. Rather than create one huge post with thoughts on all… Continue reading Thoughts on Seven Short Novels – 1
This week’s inspirational writing quote is by author Elias Canetti — “The process of writing has something infinite about it. Even though it is interrupted each night, it is one single notation and it seems most true when it eschews artistic devices of any sort.” In certain documents, the quote is written in a shorter version:… Continue reading Inspirational Writing Quote of the Week
In the latter part of 2015, I went on my first mini writing retreat (alone). It was a time planned as a weekend escape within a short distance away from home to complete some focused writing. A writing retreat can be really beneficial and the planning can make all the difference. Although it was only… Continue reading 3 Keys for Successful Mini Writing Retreat
Today is the national holiday honoring the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. His official date of birth is January 15, 1929. Dr. King was an American Baptist minister, activist, humanitarian and leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement. Through his leadership, he became best known for his role in the advancement of civil… Continue reading Honoring the Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
This week’s inspirational quote is by author Maya Angelou — I have always admired Ms. Angelou for her style, grace and courage. Here are a few facts about the author… Maya Angelou was an author, civil rights activist, and poet, born as Marguerite Johnson, on April 4, 1928, in St. Louis, Missouri. As a child, she… Continue reading Inspirational Writing Quote of the Week