“Start writing, no matter what. The water does not flow until the faucet is turned on.” Louis L’Amour Continue reading
There was once a short story competition. The winners now find themselves about to be published. Some for the very first time…. Continue reading
“Let me say it again: You must not come lightly to the blank page.” Stephen King
“Sleep, those little slices of death — how I loathe them.” Edgar Allan Poe. Continue reading
“There may be a great fire in our hearts, yet no one ever comes to warm himself at it, and passers-by see only a wisp of smoke.” Vincent Van Gogh. Continue reading
“I would get a lot of writing done if I lived in isolation in a cave under a swamp.” Claire Cameron.
“Ever considered the first lycan? Borne of trust on a moonlit night in a time so long ago that the beast has turned to myth. How many stories, do you think, are drawn later into yarns spun when the sun goes down?” Continue reading
“I have passed your letter on to my lawyer, a restraining order will shortly be in place. Let that be the end of it. What wonderful madness.” Glenn Gregory, Heaven 17.
Writing can be a very lonely pursuit. For an unpublished author this can be a critical time where self-confidence is challenged irrationally.