Quotes for the Quill

 ~♥~ "Voice...when you begin your journey to become an author, you are told you must develop your voice, but when asked as to what it is or how you obtain it, you suddenly get a lot of non-answers. Here is the simple truth, you already have your voice. it is the rhythm of your words, the words themselves and the way you string them together. Stay true to yourself and you'll find you have a strong voice."~ Margie Hall
~♥~ "A good writer is an actor who must play out each scene while simultaneously becoming each character."~Mika Star
~♥~ "So intense was his concentration, he heard nothing but the beat of his poem, saw nothing but empty paper, and thought of nothing but the phrases etched in lines of fire behind his eyes."~Christopher Paolini's -Eldest
~♥~ "Writing, much like acting, allows us to step outside of ourselves and live another life, if only briefly. That's the lure, the addiction...the obsession." ~ Margie Hall
~♥~ "Each sentence educates the next sentence and each paragraph educates the next paragraph."  ~ William H. Gass    
The interesting thing about this is it supports the thought that fiction is a liiving thought. That you should let your story find itself. That one piece naturally links together with the next. When we force the story we lose the next piece and it becomes a disjointed jumble of half realized thoughts.~ Margie Hall
~♥~ "A writer struggles to put words on paper, emotions into words. If he's lucky, he is able to surround himself with people who support, encourage, edit or teach through actions, words, and touch. I have been fortunate enough to find many people who have provided me such encouragement." ~Hank Edwards

~♥~  "I learned that you should feel when writing, not like Lord Byron on a mountain top, but like a child stringing beads in kindergarten - happy, absorbed and quietly putting one bead on after another." ~Brenda Ueland

 ~♥~ "To see a world in a grain of sand, and heaven in a wild flower; to hold infinity in the palm of your hand and eternity in an hour–is inspiration."~ William Blake