Creative Life Truths: Inspiration is a Myth

Creative Life Truths: Inspiration is a Myth—Write RightA couple of days ago, someone asked me what I do to get inspired. I found the question a bit puzzling. “Get inspired”? It sounds as though inspiration comes on tap or can be pulled out of the ether.Continue Reading

18 Quotes for the Writing Life

18 Quotes for the Writing Life — Write Right

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Every writer and artist claims some books as favorites. Oh, the list of books expands and contracts, but some books remain forever. They either leave a permanent impression or speak to a particular moment in time. The eighteen quotes that follow come from the former rather than the latter.

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How to Pick Yourself Back Up Again

How to Pick Yourself Back Up Again — Write Right

“Pick yourself back up” sounds nice in theory, but I question the phrase’s application. Oh, I understand the concept. I would like to think I’m capable of picking myself back up again. Many times I’m not.

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