52 Inspiring Quotes about Writing

52 Inspiring Quotes about Writing

“A book is made from a tree. It is an assemblage of flat, flexible parts (still called “leaves”) imprinted with dark pigmented squiggles. One glance at it and you hear the voice of another person, perhaps someone dead for thousands of years. Across...
Typing FIN at Barboursville Vineyard

Typing FIN at Barboursville Vineyard

Barboursville Vineyard, positioned along the Monticello Wine Trail in Virginia’s Monticello AVA, boasts a stunning vineyard with rolling hills and quaint cottages, historic ruins of a mansion Thomas Jefferson designed for then Virginia Governor James Barbour...
What Do You Love?

What Do You Love?

I love James River Writers. I serve on the board of directors of this 450-member community-based non-profit in my hometown of Richmond, Virginia. James River Writers is supported by volunteers, government grants, foundations, corporate partners, and the generosity of...
I Often Feel I’m An Odd Bird.

I Often Feel I’m An Odd Bird.

One of the many benefits of being a writer is the flexibility to work whenever and wherever I want, but this benefit can also be a pitfall. Like many writers, I write from home, so my workday often passes without human interaction. My dogs are always at my feet, but...