There are so many great quotes from across the whole spectrum of literature, from both past masters and modern day authors. So I have introduced the ‘Random Quotes’ section, to reflect on this amazing pool of knowledge and wit.
They say that the first line of a piece of writing, is always the most difficult to set down on paper. It seems to me, that it may also be the most definitive, as I find it often sets the scene in my mind, even before I have turned the first page. I have started a catalogue of ‘first lines’, which have done just that for me …
Beemer cursed. Two words. Two syllables. A mental rimshot inside Greg Beem’s skull. The simple phrase was perfectly descriptive, and summed up just about every seminal moment of the Beemer’s twenty-nine years. The curse described a moment that was, in truth, formative. Beemer could catalogue his life with his very own cursed moments. … I […]
Tell the story that’s in your heart. Write for your own pleasure, not anyone else’s. Then, if and when you’re ready, find a reputable editor who will be honest with you about the quality of your book and your chances of publication. But never, ever, stop enjoying writing or you will be lost