Category Archives: Monday Morning Wisdom

Monday Morning Wisdom #338

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Monday Morning Wisdom #338

The world was more than a place. Life was more than an event. It was all one thing, and that thing was: story.

~ Luis Alberto Urrea

Monday Morning Wisdom #337

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Monday Morning Wisdom #337

It takes a heap of sense to write good nonsense.

~ Mark Twain

Monday Morning Wisdom #336

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Monday Morning Wisdom #336

Art is not a handicraft, it is the transmission of feeling the artist has experienced.

~ Leo Tolstoy

Monday Morning Wisdom #335

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Monday Morning Wisdom #335

It is better to write a bad first draft than to write no first draft at all.

~ Will Shetterly

Monday Morning Wisdom #334

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Monday Morning Wisdom #334

If people cannot write well, they cannot think well, and if they cannot think well, others will do their thinking for them.
~George Orwell

Monday Morning Wisdom #333

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Monday Morning Wisdom #333

Writing is a dangerous profession. There is no telling what hole you may rip in society’s carefully woven master narrative.
~Danielle Orner

Monday Morning Wisdom #332

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Monday Morning Wisdom #332

Creation is bringing something new into existence. Formula is re-creation of what has been. Through a repetitive series of steps, it seeks to gain similar results by duplicating what’s worked in the past.That’s great for a muffin mix. Not for creating something original.

~Allen Arnold, on Facebook at The Story of With

Monday Morning Wisdom #331

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Monday Morning Wisdom #331

Joy is the gift of love. Grief is the price of love. Anger protects that which is loved. And when we think we have reached our limit, wonder is the act that returns us to love.

~Valarie Kaur, in See No Stranger

Monday Morning Wisdom #330

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Monday Morning Wisdom #330

Create to connect to those who need you.

~ Amie McNee

Monday Morning Wisdom #329

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Monday Morning Wisdom #329

Home is not where you were born. Home is where all your attempts to escape cease.

~ Omar Taher