Quotations on Writing — charles french words reading and writing

Charles French has posted some unforgettable quotes for writers and I plan to post them on my  “real” wall at home so I will never forget why I am writing fiction. (https://en.wikipedia.org) “Write what should not be forgotten.” Isobel Allende (https://en.wikipedia.org) “That’s what fiction is for. It’s for getting at the truth when the truth isn’t sufficient for the truth.” Tim O’Brien (https://commons.wikimedia.org) “Writing is magic, as much the water of life as any other creative art. The water is free. So […]

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Karen DeMers Dowdall

Karen DeMers Dowdall was born in West Hartford, Connecticut. She has lived in Taiwan, Saudi Arabia, and England. Karen has a PhD, MSN, BSN, RN in Nursing from Florida Atlantic University. “Books of every genre teach us about life, how we think, and view the world." She has written poems and little short stories since she was a child. Karen loves art, she enjoys drawing, painting in oils, pastels, colored pencils, and doing portraiture. She has also taken ballet, Jazz, and modern dance since she was three years old and owned her own dance studio.

2 thoughts on “Quotations on Writing — charles french words reading and writing

  1. Karen, where do I begin with this… Many bloggers post quotations, but Charles French posts quotations that stick. They matter. They have mattered to me, greatly. I now have a small stack of handwritten quotes on my desk. I never did that before reading and following Charles French’s blog. Over time, these have become a part of me. I am so glad! Thank you Karen for this important post. And, thank you, Charles for your wonderful quotations.


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