A Writer's Moment
A look at writing and writers who inspire us.
Writing Those Difficult Moral Dilemmas
“Fiction should be about moral dilemmas that are so bloody difficult that the author doesn't know the answer.” – Pat Barker Patri...
Neil Simon: A Real 'Yankee Doodle Dandy'
“Everyone thinks they can write a play; you just write down what happened to you. But the art of it is drawing from all the moments of your ...
Reading brings new friends and old
“The first time I read an excellent work, it is to me just as if I gained a new friend; and when I read over a book I have perused ...
Getting the right word in the right place
“There was never yet an uninteresting life. Such a thing is an impossibility. Inside of the dullest exterior there is a drama, a co...
The 'transformative' power of writing
“Writing is literally transformative. When we read, we are changed. When we write, we are changed. It's neurological. To me, th...
Hers Is A Recipe For Success
“Creating characters is like throwing together ingredients for a recipe. I take characteristics I like and dislike in real people I know, ...
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Thought For The Day
Nigerian born writer Ben Okri (Pictured in London)
“Reading is an act of civilization; it's one of the greatest acts of civilization because it takes the free raw material of the mind and builds castles of possibilities.” – Ben Okri
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