Month: June 2016

“To me, the greatest pleasure of writing is not what it’s about, but the inner music that words make.” Truman Capote What do you do when the poetic alliteration and lyrical linkin… Source: Great Playlist to Spark Your Creativity

“To me, the greatest pleasure of writing is not what it’s about, but the inner music that words make.” Truman Capote What do you do when the poetic alliteration and lyrical linking of your words isn’t making music? You listen to music, of course. Gone are the days of being yoked to home by record […]

“We are so scared of being judged that we look for every excuse to procrastinate.” -Erica Jong Irony is a writer who doesn’t write. A person who voraciously reads, loves to tell a good story, and declares “writer” as a profession yet paradoxically doesn’t write. So, why does a person proclaiming to want to be […]

  “…there never seems to be enough time/To do the things you want to do/Once you find them.” -Jim Croce   Time is intangible, all-encompassing, elusive, transient, maddening, and never enough. It governs, marks, and gives relevance to our lives. And its significance is often determined by our stage in it. When we are children, […]

  “My own experience has been that the tools I need for my trade are paper, tobacco, food, and a little whiskey.” –William Faulkner Many famous writers have sought their muse at the bottom of a bottle or in a cloud of smoke. Faulkner, Hemingway, and Poe found inspiration in liquor while Keats, Baudelaire, and […]