“The role of a writer is not to say what we all can say,
but what we are unable to say.”
Once I dive into these pages
I may not come out for ages.
Books have powers over me.
Inside a book I am not free.
I am a prisoner in a land
of print on paper in my hand.
But do not worry. Do not fear.
I am a happy captive here.
Captive by Amy Ludwig VanDerwater
Happy writing. Happy reading 🙂
“Curiosity about life in all of its aspects, I think, is still the secret of great creative people.”
~ Leo Burnett
Good books don’t give up all their secrets at once.
We all have wild dreams, fantasies, and ordinary thoughts. Let us to feel the texture of them and not be afriad of them. Writing is still the wildest thing I know.
1) William Allen White – Journalist/News Editor “Substitute damn every time you’re inclined to write very; your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be.” Though often mistakenly referenced as a quote by Mark Twain, White knows that adverbs can be dangerous if used overbearingly (see what I did there?). Very and similar words […]