Self Portrait of Patricia Govenensky

Patricia was one of the first artists to inspire my writing with her bright colors and graceful contours.  I hope the following writing quotes will spark your interest.

Writing comes from reading, and reading is the finest teacher of how to write.”  –Annie Proulx

Read a thousand books, and your words will flow like a river.”  –Lisa See

One sure window into a person’s soul is his reading list.”  –Mary B.W. Tabor

“Write what disturbs you, what you fear, what you have not been willing to speak about.  Be willing to be split open.”  –Natalie Goldberg

Write what should not be forgotten.”  –Isabel Allende

Everything you need to know can be achieved by attempting to write”  –Danny Shapiro...and so I do

Happy reading and writing this summer!