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Wednesday Words of Wisdom: Pico Iyer

This week’s Wednesday Words of Wisdom come from Pico Iyer, a British-born essayist and novelist. I came across one of his books, The Art of Stillness and I saw one of the book’s quotes on Pinterest. This quote isn’t particularly based on writing… but for me, it translates to how I try to approach writing and life.  Continue reading “Wednesday Words of Wisdom: Pico Iyer”

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Wednesday Words of Wisdom: Isabel Allende

This week’s Wednesday Words of Wisdom come from Chilean-American writer, Isabel Allende. I first heard of Isabel Allende when she was a guest on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson. I think she’s a smart, interesting and feisty lady.

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Wednesday Words of Wisdom: Anne Rice

“When I’m writing, the darkness is always there. I go where the pain is.”  -Anne Rice    

As someone who tends to write sad and dark stories, I find drawing on painful emotions to be extremely helpful in creating a piece. Continue reading “Wednesday Words of Wisdom: Anne Rice”

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Wednesday Words of Wisdom: William Styron

I came across this quote on Jon Winokur’s twitter page. It’s always full of inspiring and thought-provoking quotes from writers! I liked this one because it’s a very important part of writing. You have to not only fill the roles of writer and editor but reader as well… Continue reading “Wednesday Words of Wisdom: William Styron”

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Wednesday Words of Wisdom: Neil Gaiman

I was pleasantly surprised to learn that Stardust is a book written by Neil Gaiman. I knew of Stardust as a movie before I knew it as a book, so reading an introductory sample of Stardust was a treat. I enjoy his writing and his quotes as well! Continue reading “Wednesday Words of Wisdom: Neil Gaiman”