How to Be a Better Writer: Water the Grass

How to Be a Better Writer: Water the Grass — Write Right“The grass is always greener where you water it.”

I don’t know the source for the above quote; I only know my accounting software sometimes shows the phrase while loading data. “The grass is always greener where you water it.” The phrase holds a two-fold application. First, it concerns the writing life. Second, it relates to the writer and his or her community.Continue Reading

How to Be a Better Writer: Write for Ten Minutes

How to Be a Better Writer: Write for Ten Minutes — Write RightIf you want to be a better writer, exercise the writing muscles. Give yourself ten minutes in which to write. You could write anything but apply constraints. They force the muscles to stretch and grow. (They might hurt the next day, too, but pain before gain.)

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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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