Category: quotes

I intend to do both today:

“Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.” ~Ben Franklin

Some Perspective Help from Marcus Aurelius

“Remember how long you have been putting off these things, and how many time the gods have given you days of grace, and yet you do not use them. Now is it high time to perceive,the kind of Universe whereof you are a part… Continue Reading “Some Perspective Help from Marcus Aurelius”

L-Space

Here’s one for all you book/book store/library lovers. Terry Pratchett’s definition of L-Space: Libraries, nature of.Even big collections of ordinary books distort space and time, as can readily be proved by anyone who has been around a really old-fashioned second-hand bookshop, one of those… Continue Reading “L-Space”

First Lesson

Today’s prompt is a quote from Game of Thrones. Write a story/scene that starts with the following: “First lesson. Stick them with the pointy end.”

How Fast the Machine Can Get Out of Hand

On Wednesday we talked about how writers are subject to the language of their day. This brought to mind a recent bout of my own with the rhetoric machine – specifically the quotation portion of the machine. As you surely know, a couple weeks… Continue Reading “How Fast the Machine Can Get Out of Hand”

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