Tagged with inspirational quotes

On Telling Tales…

“To have the antiquarian Grimm Brothers regarded as the fathers of modern folklore is perhaps to forget the maternal lineage, the ‘mothers’ who in the French veillées and English nurseries, in court salons and the German Spinnstube, in Paris and on the Yorkshire moors, passed on their wisdom. The Grimm brothers, like Tereus, Ovid, King Shahryar, Basile, … Continue reading

On Writing…

“If there’s a book that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it.” – Toni Morrison

On Responsibility to Yourself…

“Responsibility to yourself means refusing to let others do your thinking, talking, and naming for you…it means that you do not treat your body as a commodity with which to purchase superficial intimacy or economic security; for our bodies to be treated as objects, our minds are in mortal danger. It means insisting that those … Continue reading

Zoe Keating: One Woman Orchestra

Zoe Keating: One Woman Orchestra

Inspiration can come from many unexpected places, you just have to be open to finding them. As Neil Gaiman said: “You get ideas from daydreaming. You get ideas from being bored. You get ideas all the time. The only difference between writers and other people is we notice when we’re doing it.” This summer I … Continue reading