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I took this photo from the stairwell at work. I think fog makes a place look eerily interesting in the morning. Here's a quote I've found to be true: "Writing is like driving at night in the fog. You can only see as far as your headlights, but you can make the whole trip that way." E. L. Doctorow
In a letter to a student, Mark Twain advised, "Use plain, simple language, short words and brief sentences. That is the way to write English--it is the modern way and the best way. Stick to it; don't let fluff and flowers and verbosity creep in. When you catch an adjective, kill it. No, I don't mean utterly, but kill most of them--then the rest will be valuable. They weaken when they are close together. They give strength when they are wide apart. An adjective habit, or a wordy, diffuse, flowery habit, once fastened upon a person, is as hard to get rid of as any other vice." I think he said it very well. No...damn well. No...just well. Ugh! I'm doomed. Today I challenge you (and myself) to pick up an old or current draft to clear out the unnecessary adjectives. Feel free to use the Twain revision tactic. It tends to make the process a bit more fun. 🤓@rachelmichellewrites #freethewriter #writingprompts #writingchallenge #amwriting #amrevising #editing #roughdraft #writersofinstagram #writing #writingcommunity #writerscommunity #writersblock #writerslife #marktwain #authorquotes #writingquotes #authorlife #adjectives #draft #mondayquotes #quoteoftheday
https://www.paulphillipsauthor.co.uk/blog/blog-07-the-one-with-the-ebook-conspiracy How did the Obsession You Will Always Be Mine book reading project turn out? What happened to the Obsession You Will Always Be Mine ebook? All this and much, much more in 'The One With the eBook Conspiracy' P.S Yes I ripped off Friends with this title. #authorlife #authorquotes #blogging #ebook #bookblog #book #blogging #blog #blogger #myblog #bookblogger
Time weaves my bandages and I wrap them tight on the lament of the world. I am too presumptuous to listen to me, so I ignore and keep on erring. #eliomancuso #art #author #book #books #booklover #bookstagram #bookquotes #poet #poetry #poemsofinstagram #poems #poetrycommunity #poetsociety #writer #writercommunity #life #love #authorquotes #lovepoems
“You fool, what better motivation are you looking for in the morning than the incredible motivation of the morning sunrise?” ~ Mehmet Murat ildan Words of Wisdom, Aphorisms, Wise Sayings, Quotations Photo: The Elements of Life, Patagonia, Max Rive, From Most Awesome Web Photos. https://muratildanquotations.wordpress.com/ #MehmetMuratildan #ildanquotes #newquotes #turkishquotes #turkishquotations #turkishwriters #mehmetildanquotations #quotewriters #quotations #quotes #authorquotes #mehmetmuratildan #bookquotes #quoteoftheday #wisdomquotes #turkishauthors #wisdom #writer #sunrise #motivation #fool #morning “Seni aptal, sabah güneşin doğuşunun inanılmaz motivasyonundan daha iyi ne motivasyonu arıyorsun?” ~ Mehmet Murat ildan Özlü Sözler, Özdeyişler, Aforizmalar, Vecizeler Photo: The Elements of Life, Patagonia, Max Rive, From Most Awesome Web Photos. http://muratildansozleri.wordpress.com/ #MehmetMuratildan
Dear old me , I am sorry for being such a disappointment to you . I know you didn't deserve to hurdle your ways out of life to see this part of me . I am sorry to forcefully break your nutshell of solitary where you were happy , and bring forth you these weary lies and mournful life . I am sorry to have told you that it is the weak people who cry , i am sorry to inhibit your from crying and being who you were. But now i wish i could simply embrace you, i wish i had preserved your inner strength and will power to be happy despite of all your miseries. I wish i had not taught you to hide yourself in this deep cave of words, i wish i had not captivated you in your overwhelming feelings and told you how to hide them . I wish i could take out few moments to appreciate who you were and console you when you tried the hardest to choke yourself and your feelings. I wish i had stopped you from crumbling your self esteem just because you loved someone more than they deserved. I wish i could pat your back and tell you how heroic you were , i wish i could do any of these before you were dead . #spilledink #s #quotes #q #write #writernetwork #write #writer #writersofig #writersofinstagram #writersnetwork #bleedink #bluebackground #blackink #authorquotes #authorsofinstagram #authorsofinstagram #authors #word #wordporn #mirakee #poemsofinstagram #poet #i #life #lies #us #unrevealed_us #esteem #wordgasm #dead
So true especially one rainy cold days like today! #CSLewis #raindays #booklover
Something about Thanksgiving always gets me thinking about the year and all it’s held. There’s not much of 2018 left in the books. As I think about the year and do what Thanksgiving is designed for us to do - focus on all we are grateful for - I know I’m thankful for the family God has given me. And I’m thankful for #adoption and for the privilege of writing His story of #love ❤️. Discover more: http://bit.ly/2Pt2RmX⠀ #adoption #surrender #hope #family #nationaladoptionmonth #authorquotes #mustread #authorsofinstagram #bloggersgetsocial #ourstory #adoptionstories #bulgarianadoption #surrenderedheartsbook #livesurrendered #kindlelove #amazon #nonfiction #thankfulquotes #gratitude #yearinreview #lovequotes
The weather’s getting so cold and that’s rlly not a problem, but when it’s cold I start feeling hungry so I eat a lot of chips and chocolate 😕. It’s like this every year, I try so hard to lose weight in the summer and when it’s winter I always gain more than I lose 😂. . . . 🌟I do not own the picture used for the background🌟 . #literaryquotes #authorquotes #authorsofinstagram #literature #bookstagram #beautifulsentences #dialyquotes #quotestagram #quotesaboutlife #quoteoftheday #readersofig #igauthors #literature #quotesdaily #quotesandsayings #quotesforever #enofno #quote #quotes #tweegram #instadaily #word #true #life #photooftheday #bestoftheday
“If the reality makes you unhappy, make yourself happy with the surreal!” ~ Mehmet Murat ildan Words of Wisdom, Aphorisms, Wise Sayings, Quotations Photo: Peter Holme, From Most Awesome Web Photos. https://muratildanquotations.wordpress.com/ #MehmetMuratildan #ildanquotes #newquotes #turkishquotes #turkishquotations #turkishwriters #mehmetildanquotations #quotewriters #quotations #quotes #authorquotes #mehmetmuratildan #bookquotes #quoteoftheday #wisdomquotes #turkishauthors #wisdom #writer #reality #surreal #surreality #happy #unhappy “Eğer gerçeklik seni mutsuz ediyorsa, gerçeküstü ile kendini mutlu et!” ~ Mehmet Murat ildan Özlü Sözler, Özdeyişler, Aforizmalar, Vecizeler Photo: Peter Holme, From Most Awesome Web Photos. http://muratildansozleri.wordpress.com/ #MehmetMuratildan
Born November 19, 1942, Sharon Olds is a Pulitzer Prize winning poet currently teaching creative writing at New York University. Despite her style and subject matter, Olds has commented that she is more informed by the work of poets such as Galway Kinnell, Muriel Rukeyser and Gwendolyn Brooks than by confessional poets like Anne Sexton or Sylvia Plath. When Olds first sent her poetry to a literary magazine she received a reply saying, “This is a literary magazine. If you wish to write about this sort of subject, may we suggest the Ladies' Home Journal. The true subjects of poetry are... male subjects, not your children."
NaNoWriMo people: Keep going! Even if it feels impossible to finish your manuscript by the deadline, every day spent writing is a win! That’s true for all of us. 💓 #motivationmonday #authorquotes #nanowrimo
“Fog is not mysterious, Fog is the mystery itself!” ~ Mehmet Murat ildan Words of Wisdom, Aphorisms, Wise Sayings, Quotations Photo: The edge of darkness ~ Jokin Romero, From Most Awesome Web Photos. https://muratildanquotations.wordpress.com/ #MehmetMuratildan #ildanquotes #newquotes #turkishquotes #turkishquotations #turkishwriters #mehmetildanquotations #quotewriters #quotations #quotes #authorquotes #mehmetmuratildan #bookquotes #quoteoftheday #wisdomquotes #turkishauthors #wisdom #writer #fog #foggy #mystery #mysterious “Sis, gizemli değildir; o, gizemin bizzat kendisidir!” ~ Mehmet Murat ildan Özlü Sözler, Özdeyişler, Aforizmalar, Vecizeler
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Kesulitan apapun tidak akan membuatmu putus asa jika masih ada orang yang mendukungmu Kata itu di ambil dari novel aku yang ada di wattpad, ayo mampir baca novel aku. https://my.w.tt/0rsIBh1TXR . . #author #authors #8Ehm12 #authorlife #authorquotes #authorquote #wattpad #watty #watty2018 #travelling #batang #batangexplore #explorebatang
https://www.paulphillipsauthor.co.uk/blog/blog-07-the-one-with-the-ebook-conspiracy A brand new blog is live nowEXCLUSIVE to my Instagram page! Why did my ebook keep disappearing? What did I think after I finished reading my own book? What else is going on in my book world? Find out for free on the link! #ebook #conspiracytheory #conspiracy #authorlife #authorquotes #bookstagram #books #authorsofinstagram #author #blogger #blog #bookblog #bookblogger #blogging #myblog
“As much as I appreciate readers, when it comes to writing, I write for my own happiness - so long as I like the final draft, how others take it doesn't matter. I couldn't go through this challenging process not writing what I love. And that's what captivates people.” - Agent Rose on Twitter ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ [BECOME AN AGENT] Trace Agent Rose on social: Twitter, Twitch, Tumblr, Facebook: @agentrosehq linktr.ee/AgentRoseHQ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ [AGENTS] Trace our network: ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 🌹 @agentrosehq ⠀ 🌹 @agentrosehq_artshare 🌹@agentrosecafe 🌹 @agentrosehq_fans ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #dailymotivationalquotes #motivationquoteoftheday #authorquotes #writingquotes #quoteoftheday ❤️#wordstoliveby ❤️ #lifequotestoliveby #wisewordstoliveby #instaquotesdaily #quotesofinsta #agentrosequotes
A musing for Monday. I'm currently well into the first draft for the final book in my YA trilogy, Extra, so this seemed particularly apt😎 When you put those initial words down on paper it can sometimes feel like a huge slushpile of not much great, and a whole lot mediocre. But that's where the writing magic kicks in. The characters come alive and lead you where they want to go. Before you know it, you have a story. Right now, Olessia and Ryder seem pretty certain of how they want their story to end. ExtraImperial will be released early 2019. #mondaymusings #mondaymotivation #amwritingfantasy #amwriting #indieauthor #writingcommunity #writingtips #reading #youngadultbooks #middlegradefiction #middlegradebooks #authorsofinstagram #authorquotes
“Autumn! The greatest show of all the times!” ~ Mehmet Murat ildan Words of Wisdom, Aphorisms, Wise Sayings, Quotations Photo: Markus Lissner, From Most Awesome Web Photos. https://muratildanquotations.wordpress.com/ #MehmetMuratildan #ildanquotes #newquotes #turkishquotes #turkishquotations #turkishwriters #mehmetildanquotations #quotewriters #quotations #quotes #authorquotes #mehmetmuratildan #bookquotes #quoteoftheday #wisdomquotes #turkishauthors #wisdom #writer #autumn #autumnquotes “Sonbahar! Tüm zamanların en büyük şovu!” ~ Mehmet Murat ildan Özlü Sözler, Özdeyişler, Aforizmalar, Vecizeler Photo: Markus Lissner, From Most Awesome Web Photos. http://muratildansozleri.wordpress.com/ #MehmetMuratildan
Have to get on out there and be a grown up today. 💪 . . . #inspirationalquotes #roalddahl #authorquotes #writersofig
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Exercise the writing muscle every day, even if it is only a letter, notes, a title list, a character sketch, a journal entry. Writers are like dancers, like athletes. Without that exercise, the muscles seize up. – Jane Yolen #authorquotes #janeyolen
“A word after a word after a word is power.” ― Margaret Atwood
“Obstacles. Conflict. Pain and suffering. Sometimes being stuck on a story is just because things are too easy.” I’m not sure whether Chuck’s talking about the writer or the characters 😉 but there’s nothing more compelling than giving a character something they want and can’t have for 200+pages... #nanowrimo #authorquotes #writinginspiration #writingprompts #writersofinstagram #romanceauthor #amwriting
This quote is something I've said to myself many times while writing my first draft. It's not about making it pretty, it's about getting the story out. On another note, I'll be posting photos with other author's quotes that reflect how I feel paired with places and pieces I picture in my novel. Let me know what you think. #authorquotes #novelwriting #novel #writing #author #writer #writingscenes #novelscenes #river #whitebird #tomclancy #tomclancyquotes #firstdraft
Whatever Happened to Goodbye was a book that I didn’t want to end. Sarah Dessen is probably one of my favorite young adult authors. . . . I went to Walmart last night and was checking out their book selection when two teenagers walked past. One looked at me and then at the books and finally at his friends and said, “ I didn’t know they still made those.” His friend was like, “What? Books?” 😂 . . . #bookstagram #book #bookquotes #bookclub #read #reading #authorquotes
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There are people who do not explain love to you, but they are silent, they look at you and tell you about it. #eliomancuso #art #author #book #books #booklover #bookstagram #bookquotes #poet #poetry #poemsofinstagram #poems #poetrycommunity #poetsociety #writer #writercommunity #life #love #authorquotes #lovepoems
“No matter how spectacular the valleys are, the mountains will always attract us!” ~ Mehmet Murat ildan Words of Wisdom, Aphorisms, Wise Sayings, Quotations Photo: The end of the world, France, Dennis Liang, From Most Awesome Web Photos. https://muratildanquotations.wordpress.com/ #MehmetMuratildan #ildanquotes #newquotes #turkishquotes #turkishquotations #turkishwriters #mehmetildanquotations #quotewriters #quotations #quotes #authorquotes #mehmetmuratildan #bookquotes #quoteoftheday #wisdomquotes #turkishauthors #wisdom #writer #mountains #valleys #valley #mountain #mountainquotes “Vadiler ne kadar muhteşem olurlarsa olsunlar, dağlar bizi her zaman cezbedecektir!” ~ Mehmet Murat ildan Özlü Sözler, Özdeyişler, Aforizmalar, Vecizeler Photo: The end of the world, France, Dennis Liang, From Most Awesome Web Photos. http://muratildansozleri.wordpress.com/ #MehmetMuratildan
Authenticity is everything! I want to be proud of the person who's looking back at me. And I can only do that if I'm being honest with myself and being a person of high character. I have an opportunity every single day to write that story of my life. #author #authorlife #authorsofinstagram #authorslife #authorquotes #quote #meninblack #life #solitude #solivagant #nefelibata #soulfood #indian #wisdom #thought #mondaymotivation #quoteoftheday #writersofig #writing #writer #yourquote #wordswag #wordsofwisdom #inspirationalquotes #writeaway #thoughts #igwriters #igwritersclub #loveyourself
Modelling someone you admire is a great way to build your brand. In the same way as noting what we dislike about how others market themselves or behave. I think Heather was actually making fun of me here and great all the same #author #nlp #icf #bni #author #authorsofinstagram #authors #authorlife #authority #authorsofIG #authorslife #authorscommunity #authorofinstagram #authorityhypnosis #authorgram #authorquotes #authorpreneur #authorsofinsta #authorsigning #authorvisit #authorlove #authorpromotion #authormagazine #Authorevent #authortobe #AuthorDay #authorship #authormemes #authortalk #authorandfinisher
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