Tag Archives: Roald Dahl

Game Plan

“The secret of becoming a writer is to write, write, and keep on writing.” Ken MacLeod “Nothing will work unless you do.” Maya Angelou William Styron called writing “my tortoise-like art” and pursued a strict writing pattern: He rose at … Continue reading

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Muse Amusement

“Life is more fun when you play games. Roald Dahl “Creativity is intelligence having fun.” Albert Einstein Sometimes our muse needs a little cajoling to sprinkle fairy dust on our pages and inspire us to new heights of creativity. When … Continue reading

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Pencil Perfect

Roald Dahl would sharpen six Dixon Ticonderoga pencils every morning before he began writing. John Steinbeck preferred a Blackwing 602. If like me, you are a lover of writing process and the low-tech tools of our trade, then finding out … Continue reading

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Absolute Freedom

In writing my Dahl Delivers post, I came across so many delicious Roald Dahl quotes, I just had to share them with you. I hope you find something inspiring and helpful: “A person is a fool to become a writer. … Continue reading

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Dahl Delivers

“A little magic can take you a long way.” “Don’t gobblefunk around with words.” “We are the music makers, and we are the dreamers of dreams.” Roald Dahl One of the delights of writing my children’s novel has been the … Continue reading

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Playing Around

Edith Wharton used to write while lounging in her bed every morning. She would pen her pages on thick, lustrous paper and then let the pages float down to the ground all Around her. Roald Dahl did his writing ensconced … Continue reading

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Chocolate Lover

“And Charlie, don’t forget about what happened to the man who suddenly got everything he ever wanted. He lived happily ever after.” Roald Dahl, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory I love reading about successful writers: their tough childhoods and miserable … Continue reading

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