Monthly Archives: February 2014

“All I am is literature, and I am not able or willing to be anything else.”

~ Franz Kafka

                   

“All I am is li…

“People who read books in public places are regarded with suspicion because they appear self-sufficient. When you seem self-sufficient, other people think that you think you’re better than them, and they get resentful.”

~ Jessica Zafra, Chicken Pox for the Soul

“People who rea…

Apocolypse Ink Productions Seeks Dark Fiction Manuscripts For Novellas

Apocolypse Ink Productions Seeks Dark Fiction Manuscripts For Novellas

~ Independent book publisher is wanting to publish three fiction novellas this year. Visit Writingcareer.com to see more of the details.

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You Are A Writer

You Are A Writer

Anonymous asked:

 How does one know they are a writer? See, for me, I write. But is that enough? I know writers who say that if they don’t write they will go insane. They NEED to write for their mental health and well being. See, I don’t feel that way. I can live my life without writing. I have done so for a while. Does that mean I’m not a writer?

 

* Reference For Writers answers on their blog. Follow the links above to see their response.

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Story Time

Story Time

~ Illustration by Daniela Volpari

Artist’s website:

http://danielavolpari.blogspot.it/2013/12/a-casa-di.html

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“What an astonishing thing a book is. It’s a flat object made from a tree with flexible parts on which are imprinted lots of funny dark squiggles. But one glance at it and you’re inside the mind of another person, maybe somebody dead for thousands of years. Across the millennia, an author is speaking clearly and silently inside your head, directly to you. Writing is perhaps the greatest of human inventions, binding together people who never knew each other, citizens of distant epochs. Books break the shackles of time. A book is proof that humans are capable of working magic.”

~ Carl Sagan, Cosmos

“What an astoni…

“It’s amazing how words can do that, just shred your insides apart.”

~ Lauren Oliver, Delirium #1

“It’s amazing h…