Inspirational Quote for Life, Mistakes, Addiction and Recovery.

Don't Be Ashamed Of Your Story - It Will Inspire Others

What Writing Should Do

politicsprose: “ So many rules for writing. So little time we make for writing. Go forth and write! alexanderchee: “ mttbll: “ Padgett Powell’s rules on “What Writing Should Do,” printed in the back of The Interrogative Mood. ” Padget was the teacher.

Subconscious motivations

I like this, but would append a couple of caveats: you should know why they're doing it, and you should have sketched out their personality well enough that the reader has an inkling too.

Stephen King - I don't read his books because they aren't my taste, but good inspiration nonetheless. Starting means putting yourself out there for rejection or criticism, and it takes bravery to do that.

It's that simple. Playwright Brian Clark asserts that there are 10 Steps to Becoming a [Better] Writer. Write more. Write even more. Write even more than that. Write when.

Nothing wrong with a masculine female character either, so long as its intentional and not an attempt at writing a "strong" female


“Writers aren’t exactly people … they’re a whole bunch of people trying to be one person.

7 Excellent Free Online Writing Courses to Improve Your Web Writing Skills

7 Free Online Writing Courses for Improving Your Web Writing Skills

7 Excellent Free Online Writing Courses to Improve Your Web Writing Skil Purdue ls - great links, I'm already making my way through the OWL writing excercises

Susan Sontag

A sublime definition of what a writer is, from Susan Sontag's altogether fantastic, must-read meditation on literature and freedom

A writer is a person who cares what words mean, what they say, how they say it. Writers know words are their way towards truth and freedom, and so they use them with care, with thought, with fear, with delight. - Ursula K. LeGuin

Word is empty without writers! It is our world where we forget reality---BOOKS!