Quotes for Writers

The Holy Calling

              You may find that your friends and family are somewhat less than respectful of you sitting there in your sacred space.  They might even refer to what you’re up to as “typing” or “your new hobby.”  Writing is not a hobby.  Collecting stamps or coins are hobbies. Writing is a calling.                        …

Random Inspiration

  Quotations scribbled on small pieces of paper are rising up in my office as I continue my quest for order out of the chaos.  Some quotes are not only incomplete but also incomprehensible: “My mother is saving the wings of the termites to – “ (Is this is a note for something I was…


"The material’s out there, a calm lake waiting for us to dive in." – Beverly Lowry "I have not looked at a newspaper in twenty years; if one is brought into the room, I flee. This is not because I am indifferent but because one cannot follow every road."  – Jean Cocteau