humor / writers / writing

Labor Day Thoughts: Do You Really Want to Try to Earn a Living as a Writer?

Take today to think about it. Then watch this: ..and then consider the hilarious Debbie Ohi’s take on ‘taking a break’: “Comic used with permission from Debbie Ridpath Ohi at Inkygirl.com.” Jacqui Murray is the author of the popular Building a Midshipman, the story of her daughter’s journey from high school to United States Naval Academy. … Continue reading

humor / writers / writing

I’m a Failed Writer (Well, Yuvi Thinks… doesn’t really ‘think’ that–Never Mind–just watch the videos)

I love the way Yuvi talks about writing. Here are two of his videos. If they resonate for you (like they do me), I encourage you to subscribe to his brilliance: _____________________________________________________________________ Jacqui Murray is the author of the popular Building a Midshipman, the story of her daughter’s journey from high school to United States Naval … Continue reading

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Inspirational and Humorous Quotes–Part I

Difficult truths are so much easier to swallow with a humorous coating. Here are some of my favorites. Use them to inspire your writing, your characters, their motivations, or the changes the protagonist must experience between story start and finish: “Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo.” – H. G. Wells (1866-1946) “Glory is fleeting, … Continue reading