January 19th, 2015 — Quotes and Inspiration
Intelligence plus character … that is the goal of true education. ?Martin Luther King, Jr.
January 1st, 2015 — Quotes and Inspiration
“We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called Opportunity and its first chapter is New Year’s Day.”
~Edith Lovejoy Pierce
New Year’s Day is always so fresh with promise. For you and your family, may this be a year of beautiful words written on the pages of Opportunity.
December 8th, 2010 — Quotes and Inspiration
“No matter where we [are] in our writing careers, we’ll always have to edit. We’ll never become so good that we outgrow the need for it.”
October 27th, 2010 — Quotes and Inspiration
“There is no perfect time to write. There’s only now.”
October 13th, 2010 — Editing & Revising, Quotes and Inspiration
“I have come to accept the fact that I will never be done learning, and that committing to the time it takes to make things right is part of being a good writer. I want to be a great writer – that means making the effort to polish and polish some more.”
August 25th, 2010 — Quotes and Inspiration
“As children get older, they only get more intimidated by writing. You need to start at a young age.”
2003 Teacher of the Year
July 28th, 2010 — Quotes and Inspiration
“Why do writers write? Because it isn’t there.”
July 14th, 2010 — Quotes and Inspiration
“One writes to make a home for oneself, on paper, in time and in others’ minds.”
Photo courtesy of Susan Gibson © 2009. Used with permission.
June 23rd, 2010 — Quotes and Inspiration
“Whether or not you write well, write bravely.”
June 9th, 2010 — Bad Signage Humor, Quotes and Inspiration
“You will be judged, for your entire life, on the basis of how well you write. If you write well, people will think you are smart. If you write poorly, they will think you are dumb. That is perhaps unfair, but it is the reality, and you might as well face it now.”