BRIDGET WHELAN writer

for writers and readers….

Feeling jaded? Take a 15 minute Samuel Beckett break

If you are wondering why you bother, why you even try to choose words that maybe someone else might want to read or hear someday; or pick up a paintbrush … Continue reading

September 21, 2016 · 1 Comment

“…failure is what writers do.” Anne Enright QUOTES FOR WRITERS (AND PEOPLE WHO LIKE QUOTES)

I have no problem with failure – it is success that makes me sad. Failure is easy. I do it every day, I have been doing it for years. I … Continue reading

March 20, 2016 · 8 Comments

Erica Jong – author of the groundbreaking The Fear-of-Flying – on when she was too scared to finish any passage of writing. Quotes for Writers (and people who like quotes)

I went for years not finishing anything. Because, of course, when you finish something you can be judged…I had poems which were re-written so many times I suspect it was … Continue reading

November 23, 2014 · 1 Comment