BRIDGET WHELAN writer

for writers and readers….

Irritating aspects of Punctuation – E. L. Doctorow QUOTES FOR WRITING

I like commas. I detest semi-colons – I don’t think they belong in a story. And I gave up quotation marks long ago. I found I didn’t need them, they … Continue reading

March 17, 2019 · Leave a comment

Cezanne and the creative arts…ART FOR WRITERS

I’m not going to write about what Paul Cezanne did  with paint or his enormous influence on art because I know a lot of people reading this will have much … Continue reading

December 8, 2017 · 7 Comments

ART FOR WRITERS Description doesn’t have to be realistic to be real…Picture number 6 from the archive

Looking at this wonderful seascape, I am reminded of the words of American novelist E.L. Doctorow: “Good writing is supposed to evoke sensation in the reader—not the fact that it … Continue reading

August 21, 2017 · 3 Comments

Capturing a sense of character in the land and in the sea – Art for Writers

Looking at this wonderful seascape, I am reminded of the words of American novelist E.L. Doctorow: “Good writing is supposed to evoke sensation in the reader—not the fact that it … Continue reading

May 5, 2017 · 4 Comments

What good writing is all about – E.L.Doctorow QUOTES FOR WRITERS (and people who like quotes)

Good writing is supposed to evoke sensation in the reader – not the fact that it is raining, but the feeling of being rained upon. E. L. Doctorow

July 31, 2016 · 2 Comments

READING LIKE A WRITER – putting rhythm into prose

“Words have music and if you are a musician you will write to hear them” – E.L. Doctorow Rhythm isn’t the sole preserve of poets or musicians – prose writers … Continue reading

October 28, 2013 · 2 Comments

Quotes for Writers (and people who lies quotes) E. L. Doctorow

Good writing is supposed to evoke sensation in the reader – not the fact that it is raining, but the feeling of being rained upon. E. L. Doctorow Related articles … Continue reading

January 20, 2013 · Leave a comment