Quote of the Week–October 14th

“It begins with a character, usually, and once he stands up on his feet and begins to move, all I can do is trot along behind him with a paper and pencil trying to keep up long enough to put down what he says and does.” – William Faulkner Crafting a plot line is important. But no matter how clever you are at stringing together events, … Continue reading Quote of the Week–October 14th

Quote of the Week–September 30th

“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

Introducing Reading and Refreshments

Welcome to the Sibling Writery’s first “Reading and Refreshments,” a monthly event dedicated to encouraging families to read out loud together. You see, in our family, we don’t only enjoy writing together; we love reading together as well. One of us picks out a book, and then the whole family gathers to listen. Usually we three siblings will take turns reading chapters—easier on the throat—unless … Continue reading Introducing Reading and Refreshments