52 Inspiring Quotes about Writing

“A book is made from a tree. It is an assemblage of flat, flexible parts (still called “leaves”) imprinted with dark pigmented squiggles. One glance at it and you hear

Typing FIN at Barboursville Vineyard

Barboursville Vineyard, positioned along the Monticello Wine Trail in Virginia’s Monticello AVA, boasts a stunning vineyard with rolling hills and quaint cottages, historic ruins of a mansion Thomas Jefferson designed

What Do You Love?

I love James River Writers. I serve on the board of directors of this 450-member community-based non-profit in my hometown of Richmond, Virginia. We serve as central Virginia’s literary hub and we welcome everyone who loves the written word. Would you like to learn more about our organization? Take a peek at some of our programs.

I Often Feel I’m An Odd Bird.

Like many writers, I write from home, so my workday often passes without human interaction. My dogs are always at my feet, but despite being English Labradors, neither of them speak the language. I'm not lonely, quite the contrary. As a wife and mother of four, I'm grateful for the solitude, but I also seek meaningful interaction with my writing tribe. My flock.