BRIDGET WHELAN writer

for writers and readers….

“…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

Should Writing Success Always Be Counted in Money?

I’m delighted to hand over my blog today to American writer Cara Lopez Lee who should win the prize for the best ever title of a memoir: They Only Eat … Continue reading

November 20, 2014 · 11 Comments