Ask not what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive… then go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive. –Howard ThurmanRead More →

You can’t always get what you want But if you try sometimes you just might find You get what you need –Rolling StonesRead More →

Remember why you were doing it in the first place? Because while you were writing, you could fly. You could do magic. You were one of the immortals—and, dammit, isn’t being one of the immortals heady stuff? Remember? You have written because of love, and you know what that blood-pulsing, heart-pounding, adrenalin-high, I-can-do-anything rush is all about. You know. –Holly Lisle (again) From whence it came.Read More →

Writing fiction is a fire that burns inside of you, and burns you from the inside out. It sears away the lies you tell yourself, it sears away the masks you hide behind, and in the end it refines you the way fire refines gold. —Holly Lisle In addition to being a very talented writer, Holly Lisle gives and gives to the writing community.  If you’re a writer, go check her site out, because she has a lot of helpful articles, FAQs, and essays.Read More →

“Life isn’t divided into genres. It’s a horrifying, romantic, tragic, comical, science-fiction cowboy detective novel. You know, with a bit of pornography if you’re lucky.” —Alan MooreRead More →

“I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can’t handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don’t deserve me at my best.” — Marilyn MonroeRead More →

He was a wise, wise man.  Sure, his books are awesomely fun to read if you’re four or thirty-four (no, seriously, I have actual experience with this).  Nonetheless, in between Sam I Am and The Cat in the Hat, he left us with a lot of life truths. “Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.” — Dr. SeussRead More →

“Passion gives us moments of wholeness.” ~Anaïs Nin I didn’t realize how true this was, of you, of me, of all of us–until you were gone.  I miss you.Read More →