Saturday… Just Saying Reprint

E. B. White, 1899 –1985

Elwyn Brooks White was an author and long-standing contributor for The New Yorker magazine. He’s most famous for Charlotte’s Web and Stuart Little but wrote Adult fiction, non-fiction and poetry as well.

Quote from: http://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/E._B._White

Image: Joan of Arc depicted on horseback in an illustration from a 1505 manuscript from http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Joan_of_Arc_on_horseback.png

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Saturday… Just Saying 1/5/2013

writing resolutions

I resolve to …

1.  Make time for writing.

2.  Embrace my personal writing style.

3.  Self-edit as I write.
    [For me personally, I resolve to do less self-editing.]

4.  Step outside my comfort zone.

5.  Call myself a writer.

For original article and elaboration on the resolutions: http://www.writersdigest.com

Saturday… Just Saying Christmas

Happy Holidays

From Karen & My Kindle Guy

What Author’s have to say about Christmas:

“There’s nothing sadder in this world than to awake Christmas morning and not be a child.”
Erma Bombeck
Author, 1927-1996

“One of the most glorious messes in the world is the mess created in the living room on Christmas day. Don’t clean it up too quickly.”
Andy Rooney
Author, 1919 – 2011

“A lovely thing about Christmas is that it’s compulsory, like a thunderstorm, and we all go through it together.”
Garrison Keillor Author, 1942-

“I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.”
Charles Dickens Author, 1812 – 1870

“Christmas is the day that holds all time together.”
Alexander Smith Poet, 1830 – 1867

“Christmas isn’t a season. It’s a feeling.”
Edna Ferber Author, 1885 – 1968

“From a commercial point of view, if Christmas did not exist it would be necessary to invent it.”
Katharine Whitehorn, Author 1928-

http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/keywords/christmas_4.html
http://www.allthingschristmas.com/quotes.html
http://www.quotegarden.com/christmas.html

Saturday… Just Saying – Merry Christmas 2012

charles dicken 3 rules

Charles Dickens, 1812 – 1870

Dickens was an English writer of the Victorian era. He is best known as the author of the classic Christmas tale, A Christmas Carol. He is also author of classics, The Adventures of Oliver Twist, and The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby.

Quote from: http://www.hownottowrite.com/lessons-from-great-writers/charles-dickens-three-principles-of-writing/

A Christmas Carol Illustration from: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/A_Christmas_Carol

Saturday Just Saying 12/15/2012

Henry Miller 11 CommandmentsHenry Miller, 1891 – 1980

Henry Valentine Miller was an American writer known for abandoning standard literary forms and creating his own form, fiction yet a crossover of many non-fiction styles. His novels Tropic of Cancer, Black Spring, and Tropic of Capricorn best reflect his unique style. He also wrote nonfiction works and was a painter.

Commandments from http://www.brainpickings.org