Category Archive: quote

What is Your Mantra?

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Do you have a mantra?

Join Us for the Tuesday Slice of Life Story Challenge

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It’s Tuesday! Time to share a story from your life with our amazing community of writers. Here are some words of wisdom about writing from author John Green, who, if you didn’t already know,… Continue reading

Slice of Life & RSVP

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There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you. ~Maya Angelou I am thankful to be hosting the Slice of Life Story Challenge on Tuesdays during the month of November.… Continue reading

Memorial Day

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Here’s hoping your Memorial Day was filled with remembrance, rest, and gratitude. Patriotism consists not in waving the flag, but in striving that our country shall be righteous as well as strong. —James… Continue reading

Friday Favorites

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Unfortunately I don’t have a photo from Favorite #1. Christy Rush-Levine and I met for a walk + dinner on Tuesday. Christy is one of those people who help me feel grounded and… Continue reading

This Quote

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I love this quote. It  is one of my favorites to share in a workshop. I read it today with an epic-cool group of teachers at Southbury School. (I learned epic-cool from a… Continue reading

Pretend it is Friday

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So I was planning to try a new kind of post last Friday. And then Friday came and went. How does this happen? So right now, let’s just pretend it is Friday. Or… Continue reading

Words that are Speaking to Me

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#slice2013: 15 of 31

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“Write about what makes you different.” Sandra Cisneros   WRITE. Each day in March write a slice on your own blog. SHARE. Link your post here (using the SAME username each day) before… Continue reading

#slice2013: 14 of 31

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“Everybody–even monsters–needed a little attention once in a while.”  ― Rick Riordan, The Lightning Thief {Care} WRITE. Each day in March write a slice on your own blog. SHARE. Link your post here (using the… Continue reading

#slice2013: 12 of 31

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“I love the way that each book — any book — is its own journey. You open it, and off you go. You are changed in some way, large or small, by having… Continue reading

#slice2013: 11 of 31

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Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world. — Harriet Tubman {Dream}… Continue reading

#slice2013: 10 of 31

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“Great works are performed, not by strength, but by perseverance.”  ― Samuel Johnson {Persevere} WRITE. Each day in March write a slice on your own blog. SHARE. Link your post here (using the SAME… Continue reading

#slice2013: 8 of 31

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Everyone has a story that makes me stronger. I know that the work I do is important and I enjoy it, but it is nice to hear the feedback of what we do… Continue reading

#slice2013: 7 of 31

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“I do not want to pass the time. I want to grab hold of it and leave my mark upon the world.”  ― Libba Bray, The Sweet Far Thing {Time} USERNAME UPDATE: It is only… Continue reading

#slice 2013: 6 of 31

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ATTENTION SLICERS! IMPORTANT MESSAGE! ATTENTION SLICERS! IMPORTANT MESSAGE! ATTENTION SLICERS! IMPORTANT MESSAGE! Please please please use the SAME username each time you leave a comment. Christy Rush-Levine is tracking every slicer every day for… Continue reading

#slice2013: 5 of 31

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“Exercise the writing muscle every day, even if it is only a letter, notes, a title list, a character sketch, a journal entry. Writers are like dancers, like athletes. Without that exercise, the… Continue reading

#slice2013: 4 of 31

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“Dying for something is easy because it is associated with glory. Living for something is the hard thing. Living for something extends beyond fashion, glory, or recognition. We live for what we believe.” … Continue reading

#slice2013: 3 of 31

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“There are a lot of writers, but only one you.” ― Pandora Gray {Unique} The March Slice of Life Challenge {Write. Share. Give.} WRITE. Each day in March write a slice on your… Continue reading

#slice 2013: 1 of 31

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  “The scariest moment is always just before you start.” ― Stephen King, On Writing {Begin} The March Slice of Life Challenge {Write. Share. Give.} WRITE. Each day in March write a slice on your… Continue reading