Sunday, September 14, 2014

Quote of the Week and Week to Come

“You start into it, inflamed by an idea, full of hope, full indeed of confidence. If you are properly modest, you will never write at all, so there has to be one delicious moment when you have thought of something, know just how you are going to write it, rush for a pencil, and start in exercise book buoyed up with exaltation. You then get into difficulties, don’t see your way out, and finally manage to accomplish more or less what you first meant to accomplish, though losing confidence all the time. Having finished it, you know it is absolutely rotten. A couple of months later you wonder if it may not be all right after all.”

Agatha Christie
September 15, 1890 - January 12, 1976
Death on the Nile
Murder on the Orient Express
The Mousetrap (stageplay)

Winner of the Mystery Writers of America's first Grand Master Award.
September 14 - 21 is Christie Week

This week on Writing from the Peak:

* I've Finished My Novel. Now What?       Donnell Ann Bell

* Do You Connect with Authors?                 Stacy S. Jensen 

* Sweet Success! Leslie Budewitz                Kathie Scrimgeour 

We love to hear of fellow Pikes Peak Writers' Sweet Successes, including story acceptances, winning contests, getting published and book signings. Please email Kathie Scrimgeour at if you've got a Sweet Success you'd like to share.

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