The Author’s Toboggan

“You don’t actually have to write anything until you’ve thought it out. This is an enormous relief, and you can sit there searching for the point at which the story becomes a toboggan and starts to slide.”

—Marie de Nervaud

   

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Burn Hot, Dear Writer

“Write while the heat is in you.… The writer who postpones the recording of his thoughts uses an iron which has cooled to burn a hole with.”

— Henry David Thoreau

   

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Container Not, Peek Inside

“A book is simply the container of an idea—like a bottle; what is inside the book is what matters.”

—Angela Carter

   

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Last Shall Pen First

“The first sentence can’t be written until the final sentence is written.”

— Joyce Carol Oates

   

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Rusty Writers

“Keep a small can of WD-40 on your desk—away from any open flames—to remind yourself that if you don’t write daily, you will get rusty.”

—George Singleton

 
 

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Writing Is a Dance

“When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It’s to enjoy each step along the way.”

— Wayne Dyer

  

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Great, you’re Published. Now What?

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Join us for Published Authors Seminar for Success!

Are you a self published author? Or a writer considering taking the next step? Have you been published awhile and feel like you are losing your spark? Want to take your sales to the next level? Then you’re not going to want to P.A.S.S. on this seminar!
We will be addressing how to use social media, the best ways to market yourself, and what you can  do to push your book to the next level. Guest speakers will be sharing how they have boosted their sales and Speaking Up Marketing will be there to give you tips that every self published author needs to know.

All authors are welcome to bring books for display and sale.

Saturday, March 28th, 9am to 12pm – Calvary Community Church 12612 N. Black Canyon Highway, Phoenix, AZ, rm #301 [North side] – Cost…

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Let Them Think

“It’s none of their business that you have to learn to write. Let them think you were born that way.”

— Ernest Hemingway

 

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Scintillating Genius—Originality

“Geniuses can be scintillating and geniuses can be somber, but it’s that inescapable sorrowful depth that shines through—originality.”

— Jack Kerouac

 

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Rite to Write Right Now

“Do not hoard what seems good for a later place in the book, or for another book; give it, give it all, give it now.”

— Annie Dillard

 

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