Category Archives: Inspiration

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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Conflict, per Roth (Inspiration)

“If you actually succeed in creating a utopia, you’ve created a world without conflict, in which everything is perfect. And if there’s no conflict, there are no stories worth telling – or reading! “ Veronica Roth Catherine Kane 2/27/17 For … Continue reading

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Reading, per Lincoln (Inspiration)

 “A capacity, and taste, for reading gives access to whatever has already been discovered by others. “ Abraham Lincoln Catherine Kane 2/20/17 For more information on Catherine’s books, “Adventures in Palmistry”, “The Practical Empath – Surviving and Thriving as a … Continue reading

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What Happens Next, per Asher (Inspiration)

“For me, the writing process is the same as the reading process. I want to know what happens next.” Neal Asher Catherine Kane 2/6/17 For more information on Catherine’s books, “Adventures in Palmistry”, “The Practical Empath – Surviving and Thriving … Continue reading

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Power, per Bailey (Inspiration)

“The best advice I ever got was that knowledge is power and to keep reading.” David Bailey Catherine Kane 130/17 For more information on Catherine’s books, “Adventures in Palmistry”, “The Practical Empath – Surviving and Thriving as a Psychic Empath”, … Continue reading

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