Category Archives: Inspiration

The Great American Novel, per Maughn (Inspiration)

“The great American novel has not only already been written, it has already been rejected.” W. Somerset Maugham Catherine Kane 5/22/17 For more information on Catherine’s books, “Adventures in Palmistry”, “The Practical Empath – Surviving and Thriving as a Psychic … Continue reading

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Shakespeare, per Henley (Inspiration)

“Shakespeare often writes so ill that you hesitate to believe he could ever write supremely well; or, if this way of putting it seem indecorous and abominable, he very often writes so well that you are loth to believe he … Continue reading

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Writing, per Cameron (Inspiration)

Writing is a spiritual practice in that people that have no spiritual path can undertake it and, as they write, they begin to wake up to a larger connection. After a while, people tend to find that there is some … Continue reading

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Write Regularly, per Maberry (Inspiration)

“I write every day. Most weekdays, I write about ten hours a day. That doesn’t mean eight hours of surfing the Net or watching videos on YouTube. I park my butt in a chair and write… I learned that writer’s … Continue reading

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Unread, per Le Guin (Inspiration)

“The unread story is not a story; it is little black marks on wood pulp. The reader, reading it, makes it live: a live thing, a story.” Ursula K. Le Guin Catherine Kane 4/24/17 For more information on Catherine’s books, … Continue reading

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Who I Am, per Jong (Inspiration)

“I write lustily and humorously. It isn’t calculated; it’s the way I think. I’ve invented a writing style that expresses who I am.” Erica Jong Catherine Kane 4/10/17 For more information on Catherine’s books, “Adventures in Palmistry”, “The Practical Empath … Continue reading

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Writing Often, per Roth (Inspiration)

“I think I write and publish as often as I do because I can’t bear being without a book to work on… I don’t feel I have this to say or that to say or this story to tell, but … Continue reading

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Procrastinating, per Bloom (Inspiration)

“My writing process, such as it is, consists of a lot of noodling, procrastinating, dawdling, and avoiding. “ Amy Bloom Catherine Kane 3/20/17 For more information on Catherine’s books, “Adventures in Palmistry”, “The Practical Empath – Surviving and Thriving as … Continue reading

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Writing, per Fisher (Inspiration)

“I always wrote. I wrote from when I was 12. That was therapeutic for me in those days. I wrote things to get them out of feeling them, and onto paper. So writing in a way saved me, kept me … Continue reading

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The Middle, per London (Inspiration)

“As for my writing process, there is one truth I have discovered after writing some twenty-plus books: Not every book is the same, but the middle of every book is where I really begin to question my choice of vocations. … Continue reading

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