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Mar 19

Abraham Lincoln – Robert Greene

    “A person who cannot control his words shows that he cannot control himself, and is unworthy of respect.” — Robert Greene (The 48 Laws of Power) “Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.” –  Abraham Lincoln

Mar 12

Moses and The Ten Commandments

“Hard cold truth, writing is not a get-rich-scheme. If you get a deal with a publisher, an average advance is between $2,500 and $10,000. About 1% of writers make millions. It costs between $200 and $2,000 to self publish a book and if you can market, you may make back your investment. About 1% of …

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Mar 11

Edna Ferber

“Distractions are as welcome as a summer’s breeze. I love them, but then I snap out of my writer’s trance and the muse is gone, and I’m left all alone to fight the battle.” – P.E. Davis “The ideal view for daily writing, hour for hour, is the blank brick wall of a cold-storage warehouse. Failing …

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Mar 11

Regrets Whisper, “If Only . . .” – P.E. Davis

  “If I had made safer choices, I’m quite sure I’d be miserable today. Instead, I have failed so often that I’ve learned courage and compassion. Old Japanese Proverb: ‘Nana korobi ya oki” which roughly translates as ‘fall down seven times and get up eight.’ – P.E. Phyllis E. Davis           …

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Mar 06

Writer’s Block? – P.E. Davis

      “Many writers complain of ‘writer’s block’ because their imaginary friends won’t talk to them. That’s not my problem, I’m just waiting for them to say something interesting.”  – P.E. Davis, author, The Retirement Plan

Mar 06

The Role of a Writer – Anais Nin

“The role of a writer is not to say what we can all say, but what we are unable to say.” – Anais Nin   – P.E. Davis, author, The Retirement Plan

Mar 06

Ray Bradbury

  “Write a short story every week. It’s not possible to write 52 bad short stories in a row.” – Ray Bradbury – P.E. Davis, author, The Retirement Plan

Mar 06

Anais Nin

      “The role of a writer is not to say what we all can say, but what we are unable to say.”  – Anai Nin – P.E. Davis, author, The Retirement Plan  

Mar 06

Good Writing – P.E. Davis

    “Good writing is easier than dying but it hurts more.” – P.E. Davis author, The Retirement Plan  

Mar 06

Freezing a Moment

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