“I hate writing, I love having written.”
― Dorothy Parker
Funny, but I like the work of writing so can't agree. I like learning more about all kinds of writing, exercising writing skills, the satisfaction of even one well-written sentence that causes me want to write more (though not so much the frustrating mistakes I can make that make me think I should not write again), and I like working to write something that gives others an opportunity to think outside their box.
RTalloni, I agree. The process is accelerating and rewarding. Though at times it is terribly humbling. I like the idea of doing writing exercises but I tend to do them while I am working as a writer and don't have to practice outside of work. So many times I thought of listing awesome verbs and such as a source when I feel stuck on a sentence or paragraph. When I am done with an assignment, I feel so good and proud.
by Jacqui 6 years ago
What is your favourite quote and why?Everyone seems to have a favourite quote, and usually has a reason behind it. I love quotes, and especially their stories...why they have meaning for you. I have 3 tattoo'd, and one more"Not all those who wander are lost" LOTR in Elvish (R foot),...
by Kenna McHugh 7 months ago
“Close the door. Write with no one looking over your shoulder. Don't try to figure out what other people want to hear from you; figure out what you have to say. It's the one and only thing you have to offer.” -- Barbara Kingsolver
by Kenna McHugh 12 hours ago
"History is merely gossip."-- Oscar Wilde
by Eaglekiwi 10 years ago
First twenty people to arrive recieve a gift the advertisement read.
by Seckin Esen 5 months ago
Do you think writing email has strengthened or weakened people’s writing skills?
by Joseph Franklin Dunkin Jr 7 years ago
Let's support our own efforts by reading each other's short stories, then leaving a comment at the bottom of the hub (pro or con). I have three stories posted at jfrankdunkin.hubpages.com. They are, "The Baroness of Haut De Cagnes", "Recess, the Podium Light", and...
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