February 13, 2008
No favorites, but lots of quotes that I refer to depending on my situation or need at the time. For instance: What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure." ~ Samuel Johnson ~
Again, no favorites. Writing the Natural Way by Gabriele Lusser Rico is good, if it's still in print.
Articles, columns, personal essays.
Mostly non-fiction, but The Kite Runner was magnificent.
Published 100+ paid articles. (Will have the front-page story in the Philadelphia Inquirer Travel section this Sunday (March 2/08) on Botswana. Was BET.com Career Columnist for 3.5 years. Won some honorable mentions for a screenplay.
Freelance writer and actor, Philadelphia-based.
Glad to have found a group that understands why writing is important, regardless of the writer's intentions of what to do with it. It's hard being a writer when the rest of the world is always asking "But what do you do for a REAL job?" or "Do you make a living at that?" Write on! Mariannne