Quotes and snippets from the Greats and beyond

2021-02-20T16:00:17+00:00June 21st, 2021|Wise Words|

“I am too intelligent, too demanding, and too resourceful for anyone to be able to take charge of me entirely. No one knows me or loves me completely. I have only myself.” Simone de Beauvoir

2021-02-20T15:50:44+00:00June 14th, 2021|Wise Words|

Trust your inner voice. It’s the better writer - thewritingmanifesto.org

2021-02-20T15:27:15+00:00May 31st, 2021|Wise Words|

“I only write when I’m inspired, so I see to it that I’m inspired every morning at nine o’clock.” ~ Peter De Vries

2021-02-20T15:59:48+00:00May 10th, 2021|Wise Words|

“Don’t waste your energy trying to educate or change opinions; go over, under, through, and opinions will change organically when you’re the boss. Or they won’t. Who cares? Do your thing, and don’t care if they like it.” Tina Fey

2021-02-20T15:47:31+00:00May 3rd, 2021|Wise Words|

Either writing is a priority or it ceases to exist - thewritingmanifesto.org

2021-02-20T15:26:37+00:00April 19th, 2021|Wise Words|

“A professional writer is an amateur who didn’t quit.” ~ Richard Bach

2021-06-10T16:15:21+00:00March 29th, 2021|Wise Words|

“I merged those two words, black and feminist, because I was surrounded by black women who were very tough and who always assumed they had to work and rear children and manage homes.” Toni Morrison

2021-02-20T15:40:30+00:00March 22nd, 2021|Wise Words|

You are a writer. You were touched by the divine. For who else can create worlds from nothing and life by mere thought? - thewritingmanifesto.org

2021-02-20T15:24:20+00:00March 8th, 2021|Wise Words|

“If you want to be a writer, you must do two things above all others: read a lot and write a lot.” ~ Stephen King

2021-02-26T20:46:46+00:00February 15th, 2021|Wise Words|

“It is amazing what a woman can do if only she ignores what men tell her she can’t.” Carol K. Carr

2021-02-20T15:40:02+00:00February 8th, 2021|Wise Words|

Writing is a calling, a beckon of the voice within to be written - thewritingmanifesto.org

2021-02-20T15:25:56+00:00January 25th, 2021|Wise Words|

“There is no rule on how to write. Sometimes it comes easily and perfectly: sometimes it’s like drilling rock and then blasting it out with charges.” ~ Ernest Hemingway

2021-02-20T15:58:13+00:00January 4th, 2021|Wise Words|

“Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attended.” Marie Curie

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