"I had thought that words were instruments of precision. Now I know that they devour the world, leaving nothing in its place." -Steven Millhauser And on that bright note, HAPPY FRIDAY!
"But words are things, and a small drop of ink, Falling, like dew, upon a thought produces That which makes thousands, perhaps millions think."-Lord Byron If you're not getting any bites on your 300,000+ 'fiction novel' perhaps your words are falling a bit more like... a torrential downpour. Just a thought.
Yesterday's post on what's playing on YOUR iPod got some great feedback on the blog and Twitter. A lot of you suggested some great bands I've never heard of and I must say, I'm impressed! There were quite a few of your favorites that have now been added to my playlist. If you've got music… Continue reading You’re right, it’s only fair… but this post comes with a warning
Today I'll be locked inside a room writing until my eyes cross/bleed/fall-out. Hey, it could happen. Maybe. Anyway, this can only mean one thing... it's iPod time! Music and writing go hand in hand, and this is the first song that popped up on my shuffle, so I thought I'd share. It's just a segment… Continue reading iPod time: It’s all over now, baby blue
"You must write every single day of your life…You must lurk in libraries and climb the stacks like ladders to sniff books like perfumes and wear books like hats upon your crazy heads….may you be in love every day for the next 20,000 days. And out of that love, remake a world." — Ray Bradbury… Continue reading Write every single day of your life
This quote is especially for those participating in this year's #NaNoWriMo. Happy writing everyone! "Whatever you do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius and power and magic in it." -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Just remember to keep it in your pants after NaNo for a little while though. Your novel might be… Continue reading Quote of the day: for #NaNoWriMo
"Time is very slow for those who wait Very fast for those who are scared Very long for those who lament Very short for those who celebrate But for those who love, time is eternal" ~William Shakespeare This makes me ponder life. And this blog is strictly NOT about that kind of thing. It… Continue reading Quote of the day: Time is eternal
I'm so sorry that there haven't been any posts this week. I had to travel to Florida and there's been no down time. However, if you live in or around the Tampa area (more specifically Spring Hill) I'll be helping out at 'My Favorite Cafe' from 9-3pm tomorrow. The money that's raised will be donated… Continue reading Anyone live around Tampa?
Halloween is definitely one of my favorite holiday’s... EVER. It may have a little something to do with my love of all things mysterious and paranormal. Or it could just be my undying obsession with horror movies, pumpkins and things that go bump in the night. Either way, what’s not to love about dressing up… Continue reading Trick-or-treat extended tweet!
“Don’t drink so much coffee in the morning Andrea. You’ll never find a man if your teeth turn brown and rot out of your head.” On that pleasant note we said our goodbyes and got off the phone. I quickly ran to the bathroom to brush my teeth once more with whitening toothpaste. Just in… Continue reading Dating advice from Momma Angelina