Tag Archives: CatherineKaneWrites

Read Something Different- Writers

We talked about why it’s good for readers to have genres they favor and why it’s also good for readers to sometimes read something outside of those genres. Let’s talk now about reading and writers. All of the reasons that a … Continue reading

Posted in reading, The Writer's Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Stephen King on Taxation

…..CatherineKaneWrites is a blog that’s primarily about,well, writing. While personally I’m a liberal, I try to focus on the writing here and keep the politics elsewhere.

But sometimes politics will slip in anyway…

And in this case, I’ve got something for you that’s about both. … Continue reading

Posted in Inspiration, Other People's Writing | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Poetry, per Oscar Wilde (Inspiration)

“All bad poetry springs from genuine feeling. ”
Oscar Wilde
Continue reading

Posted in Inspiration | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Potential, per William Shakespeare(Inspiration)

“We know what we are, but know not what we may be. ”

William Shakespeare (1564-1616); dramatist, poet

Continue reading

Posted in Inspiration | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Writing is Easy…(Inspiration)

“Writing is easy. All you have to do is sit at a typewriter and open a vein.”

attributed to Red (Walter Wellesley) Smith (1905-1982)
Continue reading

Posted in Inspiration | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Got Feedback?

Warming up for another turn in the hot seat at my writer’s critique group on Friday night. Submitted the next section of the book I’m working on in advance, so group members have a chance to look it over before the meeting.

Already have gotten some excellant feedback, and am looking forwards to seeing what else my writing partners have to share with me.

I know it’ll make this an even better book. And that’s important, because I want to write the best book that I possibly can for you folks who read my work….

Continue reading

Posted in My Writing, and What's Up With That, The Process of Writing | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Talent, per Stephen King (Inspiration)

Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.”

Stephen King

Continue reading

Posted in Inspiration | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

On Being What You Want To Be When You Grow Up, per John Lennon (Inspiration)

“When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down “happy”. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life.”

John Lennon

Continue reading

Posted in Inspiration | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Making Your Dreams Come True Live – Tonight! (Time Sensitive)

Just a reminder – tonight (1/19/12) I’m appearing from 8-9 on Cauldron of Knowledge with Alexis Doyle on http://liveparanormal.com

The topic is those New Year’s resolutions – how do you make them really happen, as opposed to just make ‘em and break ‘em, as well how to make your dreams come true at any time of the year that you like. ( Who says that we can only start great undertakings or heroic quests on January 1st?…)… Continue reading

Posted in Where to Find Me | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

If You Do What You Always Did…(Inspiration)

“If you always do what you always did, you’ll always get what you always got.”

— High-tech proverb

Continue reading

Posted in Inspiration | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment