No Matter What People Tell You, Words and Ideas Can Change the World.

~ John Keating {Robin Williams} (Dead Poets Society, 1989) If you were able to go to dinner with one famous, creative soul, living or dead, who would it be? To me, that will always be Professor Tolkien, but today the whole internet would, without missing a beat, answer, “Robin Williams, of course.” I’ve been reading […]

The Nice Thing About Having a Friend Who is Crazier Than You Are is That She Bolsters Your Belief in Your Own Sanity.

~ Julie Powell, Julie & Julia You know what 30,000 words in two weeks feels like? It feels like fried ravioli, spur of the moment on a college kid’s craftiness and budget. I’m not kidding you.  But I’ll get to that in a moment. My dear friend D. Arlene and I are rooming for the […]

Little by Little, One Travels Far.

~ J.R.R. Tolkien Do you remember the first time you were inspired to write? I was seven. No older than seven. A tiny child in elementary school who had maybe two friends, and a Super Nintendo console. At the time it didn’t really bother me. I suppose it could be due to how bookish I always […]