Look at these photos. How do they make you feel? Write something about one of the photos.

Look at these photos. How do they make you feel? Write something about one of the photos.

Look at these photos. How do they make you feel? Write something about one of the photos.

Look at these photos. How do they make you feel? Write something about one of the photos.

If my doctor told me I had only six minutes to live, I wouldn’t brood. I’d type a little faster. Isaac Asimov

If my doctor told me I had only six minutes to live, I wouldn’t brood. I’d type a little faster. Isaac Asimov

The difference between the almost-right word and the right word is really a large matter–it’s the difference between the lightning bug and the lightning. Mark Twain in a letter to George Bainton in 1888

The difference between the almost-right word and the right word is really a large matter–it’s the difference between the lightning bug and the lightning. Mark Twain in a letter to George Bainton in 1888

Faith in readers and countries: restored

Faith in readers and countries: restored

Faith in readers and countries: restored

Faith in readers and countries: restored

Vanity and Pride. Amateurs vs. People Who Give a Crap

http://rubybarnes.blogspot.com/2012/06/from-vanity-to-pride.html Re-read your pet project. Go on. I’ll wait. Did you read all of it? Did you give yourself honest criticism or pat yourself on the back for how perfect it is? Let me tell you this: I’ve written a lot of… Read moreVanity and Pride. Amateurs vs. People Who Give a Crap

Vanity and Pride. Amateurs vs. People Who Give a Crap

http://rubybarnes.blogspot.com/2012/06/from-vanity-to-pride.html Re-read your pet project. Go on. I’ll wait. Did you read all of it? Did you give yourself honest criticism or pat yourself on the back for how perfect it is? Let me tell you this: I’ve written a lot of… Read moreVanity and Pride. Amateurs vs. People Who Give a Crap

Don’t tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass. Anton Chekov

Don’t tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass. Anton Chekov

So, I have a Twitter

You can totally check it out if you want to. It’s a better avenue for less formal stuff than I have going here, and it’s also a bit more random. Plus, I have a short story I’m running a bit… Read moreSo, I have a Twitter

So, I have a Twitter

You can totally check it out if you want to. It’s a better avenue for less formal stuff than I have going here, and it’s also a bit more random. Plus, I have a short story I’m running a bit… Read moreSo, I have a Twitter

Don’t be too harsh to these poems until they’re typed. I always think typescript lends some sort of certainty: At least, if the things are bad then, they appear to be bad with conviction. Dylan Thomas in a letter to… Read more

Don’t be too harsh to these poems until they’re typed. I always think typescript lends some sort of certainty: At least, if the things are bad then, they appear to be bad with conviction. Dylan Thomas in a letter to… Read more

If there’s a book you really want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it. Toni Morrison

If there’s a book you really want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it. Toni Morrison

Everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt. Sylvia Plath

Everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt. Sylvia Plath