Category Archives: Inspiration

Voice per Rosoff (Inspiration)

“Your writing voice is the deepest possible reflection of who you are. The job of your voice is not to seduce or flatter or make well-shaped sentences. In your voice, your readers should be able to hear the contents of … Continue reading

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Bliss, per Rowlings (Inspiration)

“And the idea of just wandering off to a cafe with a notebook and writing and seeing where that takes me for awhile is just bliss.” J. K. Rowling 7/17/17 For more information on Catherine’s books, “Adventures in Palmistry”, “The … Continue reading

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Read, per Morrison (Inspiration)

“I wrote my first novel because I wanted to read it.” Toni Morrison Catherine Kane 7/10/17 For more information on Catherine’s books, “Adventures in Palmistry”, “The Practical Empath – Surviving and Thriving as a Psychic Empath”, “Manifesting Something Better”, “The … Continue reading

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Happy Independence Day from Cathy

Writing isn’t easy, but sometimes as small a thing as a word can change the world. In honor of Independence Day, please enjoy this scene about writing  and independence from 1776 Catherine Kane 7/4/17 For more information on Catherine’s books, … Continue reading

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Learning, per Lord Acton (Inspiration)

“Learn as much by writing as by reading. “ Lord Acton Catherine Kane 7/3/17 For more information on Catherine’s books, “Adventures in Palmistry”, “The Practical Empath – Surviving and Thriving as a Psychic Empath”, “Manifesting Something Better”, “The Psychic Power … Continue reading

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Secret History, per Thackeray (Inspiration)

“If a secret history of books could be written, and the author’s private thoughts and meanings noted down alongside of his story, how many insipid volumes would become interesting, and dull tales excite the reader!” William Makepeace Thackeray Catherine Kane … Continue reading

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Christie, per Hannah (Inspiration)

“Try as I might, Agatha Christie is unique. The actual writing style can’t be exactly the same, so instead of trying to replicate it exactly, the way I got around it was by inventing a new narrator.” Sophie Hannah Catherine … Continue reading

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Redundant, per Larson (Inspiration)

“I think it starts to feel really redundant when you start to do something the same way over and over again. I don’t think it’s good to become so dependent on a certain writing process.” Brie Larson Catherine Kane 6/12/17 … Continue reading

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The Writing Process, per Lessing (Inspiration)

“In the writing process, the more a story cooks, the better.” Doris Lessing Catherine Kane 6/5/17 For more information on Catherine’s books, “Adventures in Palmistry”, “The Practical Empath – Surviving and Thriving as a Psychic Empath”, “Manifesting Something Better”, “The … Continue reading

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Blank Pages, per Nabakov (Inspiration)

“The pages are still blank, but there is a miraculous feeling of the words being there, written in invisible ink and clamoring to become visible.” Vladimir Nabokov Catherine Kane 5/29/17 For more information on Catherine’s books, “Adventures in Palmistry”, “The … Continue reading

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