BRIDGET WHELAN writer

for writers and readers….

“…if you scorn getting yourself dusty, then you shouldn’t try fiction…” Flannery O’Connor on what writers write about QUOTES FOR WRITERS

Fiction is about everything human and we are made out of dust, and if you scorn getting yourself dusty, then you shouldn’t try fiction. It’s not a grand enough job … Continue reading

June 13, 2021 · 4 Comments

A brutally honest book log – January 2015

I’m not sure if I will keep this up all year, but I’ve wanted to keep a record of what I’ve been reading for some time. Why brutally honest? Because … Continue reading

February 4, 2015 · 2 Comments

MONDAY CREATIVE WRITING EXERCISE because it’s a good way to start the week — Fact into Fiction

Anyone who survives beyond the age of twelve has enough fictional material for the rest of her life. Flannery O’Connor  Take an event from your own or a family member’s … Continue reading

April 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

MONDAY CREATIVE WRITING EXERCISE because it’s a good way to start the week TURNING FACT INTO FICTION

Anyone who survives beyond the age of twelve has enough fictional material for the rest of her life. Flannery O’Connor Take an event from your own or a family member’s … Continue reading

November 12, 2012 · 1 Comment