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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

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I Wish I’d Said That

To capture the readers’ interest, novels must have a theme, a lesson to be learned, a strong voice that readers can identify with. How do you do that? Sometimes it’s difficult, so I use famous quotes–the writing of people more erudite than I–to focus on the depth that is in my characters–and most of the … Continue reading