It’s Monday – and finally – once again, I made it! I am in fact re-blogging the “Monday Funnies” from Chris, The Story Reading Ape’s blog! Thank you for the giggle – even more since I LOVE Calvin and Hobbes!!
Once more has Rachel Poli provided us with Writing Contests through the upcoming two months, September and October 2016. Thank you for all your work!! We are truly grateful!
By Kyle Perkins.
So lately I have heard from a few people that they feel like they should just give up on writing because for whatever reason, they are feeling like it just isn’t worth it anymore. Whether they feel like they aren’t getting enough attention, don’t have enough fans, or whatever the case may be, they are wrong, and here’s why.
Writers and authors have a gift, and because we have that gift, we have an obligation, a responsibility to use it. We may “just” arrange words in such a fashion that people enjoy reading them, but a heart surgeon “just” transplants hearts, and astronauts “just” go to space. We need to stop treating writing like it is simply a hobby that “anyone” can do, because that’s not the case. We “just” take people to places they can’t go on their own, and give them a form of escapism…
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Anastasia from Read and Survive has published an interesting infographic about movies we might not know yet were based on a book. There indeed is a surprised. Thank you for this great information.