Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Quotes of the Week


The terrible thing about being a writer is that you don’t decide to become one, you discover that you are one.
—James Baldwin

Go a little out of your depth, and when you don’t feel that your feet are quite touching the bottom, you’re just about in the right place to do something exciting.
—David Bowie

I would challenge you to a battle of wits, but I see you are unarmed.
—William Shakespeare

I want to write, but more than that, I want to bring out all kinds of things that lie buried deep in my heart.  
—Anne Frank

Keep a notebook. Travel with it, eat with it, sleep with it. Slap into it every stray thought that flutters up in your brain. Cheap paper is less perishable than gray matter, and lead pencil markings endure longer than memory.
—Jack London

If an adverb became a character in one of my books, I'd have it shot. Immediately.
—Elmore Leonard

Writing is a delicious agony.
—Gwendolyn Brooks



Saturday, January 16, 2021

THPP: Writing a Series (26mins)

 

The Hourlings Podcast Project, Episode 13, is all about writing a series of books. It's very popular to do series in both Scifi and Fantasy. 

This Ep's contributors: 

Jeffrey C. Jacobs - https://www.timehorse.com/ 



Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Quotes of the Week

The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places.
—Ernest Hemingway

If a story is not about the hearer he will not listen. A great and lasting story is about everyone or it will not last.
—John Steinbeck

We all have time machines, don't we, those that take us back are memories...And those that carry us forward are dreams.
—H.G. Wells

You must write. It’s not enough to start by thinking. You become a writer by writing. 
—R.K. Narayan