Archive for the ‘Quotable Tuesday’ Category

Quotable Tuesday-Sarah Barnes

Today’s quote comes from Sarah Barnes. Sarah is my friend as well as a journalist, columnist and fierce activist for her daughter Meredith, a special needs child. I first met Sarah at the American Statesman where, even as an

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Quotable Tuesday-Spike Gillespie

Today’s quote comes to us from my friend, author, wedding officiant, quilter and lover of all four legged creatures Spike Gillespie. I first met Spike in a Austin Chronicle staff meeting. I remember being in awe of her because

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Quotable Tuesday-Kathi Appelt

Today’s quote comes to us from my mentor and friend, Kathi Appelt. I met Kathi years ago at an AustinSCBWI conference. Actually, I’m not so sure I met her as much as I fell transfixed under her spell of …

 

Quotable Tuesday-Katia Novet Saint-Lot

Today’s quote comes to us from my friend and fellow picture book author Katia Novet Saint-Lot. I met Katia several years ago through one of the online classes offered at writers.com. I admired her cogent criticism, her fierce …

 

Quotable Tuesday-Kari Baumbach

Today’s quote comes to us from my friend, fellow Vermont College of Fine Arts classmate Kari Baumbach. Kari is an extraordinary writer whose focus is historical fiction. When I asked Kari what sustains quote sustains and buoys her as …

 

Quotable Tuesday-Margaret Crocker

Today’s quote comes to us from my friend, fellow VCFA classmate Margaret Crocker. Margaret is a writer and producer. She is also incredibly well read, smart and funny. I love to hear her take on things. When I asked …

 

Quotable Tuesday-Susa Silvermarie

Today’s quote comes to us from my friend, fellow VCFA classmate and dancer of wild abandon, Susa Silvermarie.

“The passion for the story is the wind in your narrative sails. Begin at the heart. We must hear the heartbeat
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Quotable Tuesday-Blessy Mathew

Today’s quote comes to us from my friend, fellow VCFA classmate and writer with a beautiful voice Blessy Mathew. When I asked Blessy what quote buoyed her and sustained her as a writer, this is what she shared:

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Quotable Tuesday-Dana Walrath

Today’s quote comes from friend, VCFA classmate and extraordinary writer Dana Walrath. In the picture above, Dana is standing in front of her work Through the Looking Glass, a sketchbook of words and images which chronicles her mother …

 

Quotable Tuesday-Meredith Davis

Today at Quotable Tuesday, we welcome my friend and fellow VCFA alum Meredith Davis.

The quote that inspires Meredith as a writer comes from the illustrious (Hasn’t the Queen made him a Sir yet?) Philip Pullman. He is …