BRIDGET WHELAN writer

for writers and readers….

Reading “…this will be magic, heaven, and salvation. I promise.” Anne Lamott QUOTES FOR WRITERS

Books are paper ships, to all the worlds, to ancient Egypt, outer space, eternity, into the childhood of your favorite musician, and — the most precious stunning journey of all … Continue reading

April 12, 2020 · 1 Comment

So, you’ve never earned a penny from your writing? Anne Lamott has some words of comfort QUOTES FOR WRITERS

I still encourage anyone who feels at all compelled to write to do so. I just try to warn people who hope to get published that publication is not all … Continue reading

September 23, 2018 · 5 Comments

This is what separates artists from ordinary people…Anne Lamott QUOTES FOR WRITERS (and people who like quotes)

You are lucky to be one of those people who wishes to build sand castles with words, who is willing to create a place where your imagination can wander. We … Continue reading

May 20, 2018 · 9 Comments

Why writers abandon stories — Quotes for writers (and people who like quotes)

If you find that you start a number of stories or pieces that you don’t ever bother finishing…it may be that there is nothing at their center about which you … Continue reading

March 9, 2014 · 4 Comments

Books show us how to live…read more from Anne Lamott Quotes for writers (and people who like quotes)

“For some of us, books are as important as almost anything else on earth. What a miracle it is that out of these small, flat, rigid squares of paper unfolds … Continue reading

February 2, 2014 · 5 Comments