BRIDGET WHELAN writer

for writers and readers….

Read Anything You Want. Just Read, says Matt Haig QUOTES FOR WRITERS

Read Emily Dickinson. Read Graham Greene. Read Italo Calvino. Read Maya Angelou. Read anything you want. Just read. Books are possibilities. They are Escape Routes. They give you options when … Continue reading

March 3, 2019 · 2 Comments

Beautiful art…was created by human beings just like you… Maya Angelou QUOTE FOR WRITERS (and people who like quotes)

Find a beautiful piece of art. If you fall in love with Van Gogh or Matisse or John Oliver Killens, or if you fall love with the music of Coltrane, … Continue reading

January 14, 2018 · 17 Comments

Maya Angelou on refusing labels — Quotes for writers and everyone

I do not represent blacks or tall women, or women or Sonomans or Californians or Americans. Or rather I hope I do, because I am all those things. But that … Continue reading

June 1, 2014 · 2 Comments

Nobel Prize for Literature – the next best thing to a short list and Bob Dylan’s on it

As I explained in a post back in May the organisers do not reveal the writers who make the short list for each year’s Nobel Prize so the bookies have … Continue reading

October 8, 2013 · 3 Comments