Month: September 2014

  • Quotable G. K. Chesterton

    “Artistic temperament is the disease that afflicts amateurs.” –G.K. Chesterton

  • Giant Feather for Inspiration

    So you don’t know, because I haven’t posted in quite a while, but for my birthday Lady Ronn and my boys cleared out the small upstairs bedroom and moved my desk and such back in there. I have an office again. Lady Ronn, promises to let me know if I begin to abuse my time […]

  • Quotable Gene Weingarten

    “The one thing an aspiring writer must understand is that it’s hard. If you think it’s not hard, you’re not doing it right.” —Gene Weingarten

  • Quotable Ray Bradbury

    “Just write every day of your life. Read intensely. Then see what happens. Most of my friends who are put on that diet have very pleasant careers.” —Ray Bradbury

  • Sit Down

  • Quotable Robert B. Parker

    “I have reached the point where I know that as long as I sit down to write, the ideas will come. What they will be, I don’t know.” —Robert B. Parker

  • Quotable Octavia E. Butler

    “You don’t start out writing good stuff. You start out writing crap and thinking it’s good stuff, and then gradually you get better at it. That’s why I say one of the most valuable traits is persistence.” —Octavia E. Butler

  • Happy Labor Day

    With Labor Day comes the end of summer, or so I am told. I imagine there won’t be any snow until late November, so there’s still plenty of opportunities to mow the lawn. Ah well, it was a good summer. Lots got done. Let’s all put away our white clothes for another three seasons. Here’s a […]