Archive | July, 2015

“It took me 15 years to find out that I had no talent for writing, but by then I couldn’t give it up, because by then I was too famous to give up.”

29 Jul

"I Want to Write a Book!"

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“It took me 15 years to find out that I had no talent for writing, but by then I couldn’t give it up, because by then I was too famous to give up.”
– Robert Benchley

https://craigsbooks.wordpress.com/2015/07/28/the-writing-life/

The various books* that Craig “felt inspired to write” are available at http://www.amazon.com/-/e/B005GGMAW4

http://goo.gl/vTpjk (and/or http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=la_B005GGMAW4_sr?rh=i%3Abooks&field-author=Craig+Lock)

https://www.createspace.com/pub/simplesitesearch.search.do?sitesearch_query=%22craig+lock%22&sitesearch_type=STORE (paperbacks)

and http://www.creativekiwis.com/index.php/books

All proceeds go to needy and underprivileged children –

MINE!

“Together, one mind, one life (one small step at a time), let’s see how many people (and lives) we can encourage, impact, empower, enrich, uplift and perhaps even inspire to reach their fullest potentials…and strive for and perhaps one sunny day even achieve their wildest dreams.”

“A writers dreams” from http://www.awritersdreams.wordpress.com and http://www.lifeisgodsnovel.wordpress.com

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The Writing Life

28 Jul

BOOKS BY CRAIG LOCK

Thoughts along the Writing Journey:

Just published at http://www.amazon.com/dp/B012TW7NEM

A book, a “shortie” being written “on the go”

“We are all apprentices in a craft where no one ever becomes a master.”

– Ernest Hemingway

 as “this non-techno-geek” has to keep practising on the publishing process

…to make “purrfect” (within his  limited limits)

from http://www.hemingwaythoughts.wordpress.com

“Do not go where the path
may lead, go instead where there
is no path and leave a trail.”

– Ralph Waldo Emerson

“You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.”

–           Colette

from http://www.craiglockbooks.com

The various books* that Craig “felt inspired to write” are available at http://www.amazon.com/-/e/B005GGMAW4

http://goo.gl/vTpjk (and/or http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=la_B005GGMAW4_sr?rh=i%3Abooks&field-author=Craig+Lock)

https://www.createspace.com/pub/simplesitesearch.search.do?sitesearch_query=%22craig+lock%22&sitesearch_type=STORE (paperbacks)

and http://www.creativekiwis.com/index.php/books

All proceeds go to needy and underprivileged children –

MINE!

“Together, one mind, one life (one small step at a time), let’s see how many people (and lives) we can encourage, impact, empower, enrich…

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10 Reasons for Authors to Blog

27 Jul

A Writer's Path

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One of the questions I’m most asked is “How do you find time to write a blog?” I can answer this quite simply–I find the time in the same way that I find time to do the grocery shopping, read poetry, or stroke the cat.

We all find the time to do the things we consider either essential/non-negotiable or enjoyable, preferably both. But this answer doesn’t always satisfy people. That’s when it becomes clear that the real question they want to ask is “Why do you blog?”

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