On the 26th of June, Cate, Alexandra and Don will be giving a presentation for the Bourne End Library and Community Centre’s Lifestyle Club. The topic, unsurprisingly, is on writing as a family–“Becoming a Writer, It’s All in the Family.” The event will be held in the Bourne End Library, located at the end of Wakeman Road, Bourne End, SL8 5SX, at 10:30 A.M., Friday … Continue reading Upcoming Sibling Writery Event at the Bourne End Library!
“The storyteller is one who comes bearing a great and lasting gift.” —Edward Eggleston A story well told is a gift that can never be lost or destroyed. So we authors are a lucky lot: we never have to worry about buying people Christmas presents! I’m only joking; we buy each other regular presents as well. Although, come to think of it, they usually are books … Continue reading Quote of the Month–December 2014
Keep a notebook. Travel with it, eat with it, sleep with it. Slap into it every stray thought that flutters up into your brain. Cheap paper is less perishable than gray matter, and lead pencil markings endure longer than memory. – Jack London If you could see our desks, you would realize that here at the Sibling Writery we are firm believers in London’s philosophy in the value … Continue reading Quote of the Month–November 2014
“I love writing. I never feel really comfortable unless I am either actually writing or have a story going. I could not stop writing.” – P. G. Wodehouse Wodehouse said this at the advanced age of ninety-one (he lived a few months past his ninety-third birthday), and he was still an active and prolific writer at the time. We understand his sentiments, as none of us … Continue reading Quote of the Week–October 7th
“Writing a book is an adventure.” – Winston Churchill Anyone who loves books knows that reading one is an adventure. Writing them is an even greater adventure–the author can’t skip ahead to find out what happens. Of course, writers can plan what they think is going to happen, but characters don’t always do what they’re told. Continue reading Quote of the Week–September 30th