Words of wisdom to writers from one of the greatest writers of all. (Click on the pic to be taken to a letter that C.S. Lewis wrote to a young fan in 1956, with some advice regarding her writing.) C.S. Lewis, I love you!
Six Tips on Writing from John Steinbeck. "Abandon the idea that you are ever going to finish. Lose track of the 400 pages and write just one page for each day, it helps. Then when it gets finished, you are always surprised."
Every reader finds himself. The writer's work is merely a kind of optical instrument that makes it possible for the reader to discern what, without this book, he would perhaps never have seen in himself. -- Marcel Proust quote
Antoine de St Exupéry -- Most noted for his novella, 'The Little Prince,' he was a successful commercial pilot until WWII, at which point he joined the French Air Force. He flew several reconnaissance missions until being demobilised, after which he moved to America and attempted to convince the American government to fight Nazi Germany. In 1944, he disappeared on a reconnaissance mission for the Free French Air Force, and it is presumed he died at that time.
Play Adaptation of C. S. Lewis Classic on National Tour
C.S.Lewis - whilst mostly famous for The tales of Narnia there is so much more to this man and his life and his writing. Look him up and read as many of his books as you can, even the religious ones. They will give you food for thought if nothing else...
Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (29 January 1860–15 July 1904) was a Russian physician, dramatist and author who is considered to be among the greatest writers of short stories in history. His career as a dramatist produced four classics and his best short stories are held in high esteem by writers and critics. "Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass."