People did not want to hear about simple things. They wanted to hear about great things--simply told. -- Jane Addams What makes a story worth reading? I decided to conduct my own ‘unscientific’ poll and here’s what the reading public at large had to say: “Oh, it has to absolutely grab me from the … Continue reading A Story Worth Reading
It’s difficult when we live in a world obsessed with the destinations rather than living in present. We race here, race there, trying to stay afloat and miss out on all the beautiful scenery around us. What a sad thought to think of all the opportunities missed not just to live in the moment, but also to add texture and truth to our writing.
"Who wants to become a writer? And why? Because it's the answer to everything...it's the streaming reason for living. To note, to pin down, to build up, to create, to be astonished at nothing, to cherish the oddities, to let nothing go down the drain, to make something, to make a great flower out of … Continue reading The Permission to Write