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Thought of the Day: To Write Well, Live Well

“I shall live badly if I do not write, and I shall write badly if I do not live.” – Francoise Sagan, playwright and novelist (21 Jun 1935-2004)      

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Thought For The Day: To Be A Writer, You Must Read and Write A Lot

“If you want to be a writer, you must do two things above all others: read a lot and write a lot. There’s no way around these two things that I’m aware of, no shortcut.” – Stephen King Personally, if … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: Richard Steele – The Spectator Club

Living from approximately March 12, 1672 through September 1, 1729, Sir Richard Steele  was an Irish writer, playwright and politician remembered primarily for co-founding along with his friend, Joseph Addison, several magazines including The Tatler and The Spectator. You may read The Spectator Club … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Difference Between Clever and Smart Is Important

“You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers. You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions.” – Naguib Mahfouz, writer, Nobel laureate (11 Dec 1911-2006)        

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Thought For the Day: Our Lives Are the Clay From Which We Create

“A writer — and, I believe, generally all persons — must think that whatever happens to him or her is a resource. All things have been given to us for a purpose, and an artist must feel this more intensely. … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Read A Lot; Write A Lot

“If you want to be a good writer, you must do two things above all others:  read a lot and write a lot.” – Stephen King Any questions? 😉

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Thought of the Day: We Do What We Become

One forges one’s style on the terrible anvil of daily deadlines. -Emile Zola, writer (2 Apr 1840-1902)

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