More Insights from Great Writers…and me

famous authors, famous quotes,           “The difference between the right word and the nearly right word is the same as that between lightning and the lightning bug.” ~~ Mark Twain


“Planning to write is not writing.  Outlining a book is not writing.  Researching is not writing.Doctorow  Talking to people about what you’re doing is not writing.   None of that is writing.
Writing is writing.”   ~~ E.L. Doctorow


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“You can’t wait for inspiration.  You have to go after it with a club.” ~~    Jack London



“Every novel is an attempt to capture time, to weave something solid out of air.  The author knows it is an famous authors, famous quotes, writers, writingimpossible task.  That is why he/she keeps on trying.” ~~ David Beaty




famous quotes, famous authors, writers,“Books choose their authors; the act of creation is not entirely a rational and conscious one.”  ~~ Salman Rushdie




“invent yourself and then reinvent yourself, don’t swim in the same slough.famous authors, Bukowski, writers,
invent yourself and then reinvent yourself and stay out of the clutches of mediocrity.
invent yourself and then reinvent yourself, change your tone and shape so often that they can never categorize you.  Reinvigorate yourself and accept what is, but only on the terms that you have invented and reinvented.

be self-taught.

and reinvent your life because you must; it is your life and its history and
the present belong only to you.” ~~ Charles Bukowski

famous quotes, writers, authors,       *My club is all polished up and is hanging just inside the door of my studio.
**  ‘the right word’….it’s a recurring theme with authors and I seek it as if it were Midas’ gold.

*** I reinvented myself exactly four times, during my seventy years of life; far too few, but four times more than some.
**** my creation is neither rational nor conscious most times–my latest novel was written by the characters early on and I was happy to let it happen!!
~~  Trisha Sugarek
Start your month off right!! DON’T MISS UPCOMING BLOGS. INTERVIEWS with other best-selling AUTHORS!      A NEW SERIES, “The Writer’s Corner”

I have had a wonderful response from other authors and will feature an interview once a month . I have invited such luminaries as: Ann Purser, Susan Elia MacNeal, Maya Angelou, Mark Childress, Rhys Bowen, Dean Koontz, Sheryl Woods, Jo-Ann Mapson, Jeffrey Deaver, Elizabeth Gilbert, Amber Winckler, Robert McCammon, Walter Mosley, Nora Roberts, and many others.

So come along with me; we shall sneak into these writers’ special places, be a fly on the wall and watch them create!  Mark Childress is our April author.  Robert McCammon is scheduled for May. Caroline Leavitt is June‘s author.  July features Rhys Bowen.  Sue Grafton is August’s author and September will feature Tasha Alexander.  Slick mystery writer, Andrew Grant will join us this winter.

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