Quotes on Choosing to be a Writer

Every now and then I get discouraged (and frightened) about the choice I’ve made to persue my writing. So, in an effort to make myself feel better about it, I scan through the internet to read inspiring quotes that other writers have made. I thought it would be fun to list some of the ones that have helped me the most. Of course, if you’re having the same trouble, I hope they help you too.

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A Little Like Royalty

Laos RiverSeveral years ago, I visited Laos. While on my trip, I decided to take a kayak from Vang Vieng to Vientiane on the Nam Lik River. It’s a popular route that involves being driven to the river, then kayaking for a few hours until arriving at a spot where a truck waits to pick us up. This time, however, things didn’t work according to plan.

It all started at the drop-off point.

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Last time, I posted some pictures about Windows and Doors. This time, I thought I’d post some shots I’ve taken of wheels. I won’t bother getting into any “circle of life” analogies because, to be honest, I don’t think that has anything to do with why I like these photographs. There’s just something about them.

All right, here we go…

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5 Things Jack Burton Said to Get You Through Anything Life Throws Your Way

Ever since I watched it all those years ago, I have loved John Carpenter’s Big Trouble in Little China. As a kid, I’m sure that it was the action scenes that spoke to me the most. But as I’ve gotten older, I’ve found myself enjoying the wisdom that came out of Jack Burton’s mouth. And, on more than one occasion, I’ve wondered what he would do in my shoes.


So here are the five things that Jack Burton said to get you through anything life throws your way:

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