Category Archives: Inspiration

Verse, per Seuss (Inspiration)

“The main problem with writing in verse is, if your fourth line doesn’t come out right, you’ve got to throw four lines away and figure out a whole new way to attack the problem. So the mortality rate is terrific.” … Continue reading

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Gift, per Tan (Inspiration)

“Writing is an extreme privilege but it’s also a gift. It’s a gift to yourself and it’s a gift of giving a story to someone. ” Amy Tan 11/13/17 For more information on Catherine’s books, “Adventures in Palmistry”, “The Practical … Continue reading

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Start, per McConaughey (Inspiration)

“You want to be a writer? Start writing. You want to be a filmmaker? Start shooting stuff on your phone right now. “ Matthew McConaughey 11/6/17 For more information on Catherine’s books, “Adventures in Palmistry”, “The Practical Empath – Surviving … Continue reading

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Neil Gaiman Talks Imagination and the Future

Some interesting things from Neil Gaiman on how imagination shapes our world. Neil Gaiman: Why Our Future Depends on Libraries, Reading and Daydreaming Catherine Kane 10/31/17 For more information on Catherine’s books, “Adventures in Palmistry”, “The Practical Empath – Surviving … Continue reading

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Exercise, per Addison (Inspiration)

“Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body. “ Joseph Addison 10/30/17 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 … Continue reading

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Need to Be Read, per Thomas (Inspiration)

“Go on thinking that you don’t need to be read and you’ll find that it may become quite true: no one will feel the need to read it because it is written for yourself alone; and the public won’t feel … Continue reading

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Things That Writers Deal With

Writers are special. We have things to deal with that other people never even think about. Like these… 21 Things That Will Make Sense To Writers Catherine Kane 10/17/17 For more information on Catherine’s books, “Adventures in Palmistry”, “The Practical Empath … Continue reading

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Music, per Capote (Inspiration)

“To me, the greatest pleasure of writing is not what it’s about, but the inner music that words make.” Truman Capote 10/16/17 For more information on Catherine’s books, “Adventures in Palmistry”, “The Practical Empath – Surviving and Thriving as a … Continue reading

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Dreams, per Tubman (Inspiration)

“Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.”  Harriet Tubman 10/9/17 For more information on Catherine’s books, “Adventures in … Continue reading

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Last Line, per Irving (Inspiration)

“I write the last line, and then I write the line before that. I find myself writing backwards for a while, until I have a solid sense of how that ending sounds and feels. You have to know what your … Continue reading

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