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A room without books is like a body without a soul.
- Cicero

"A poem is never finished, only abandoned."
- Paul Valery (1871-1945)

"Copy from one, it's plagiarism; copy from two, it's research."
- Wilson Mizner (1876-1933)

"Every day I get up and look through the Forbes list of the richest people in America. If I'm not there, I go to work."
- Robert Orben

"Manuscript: something submitted in haste and returned at leisure."
- Oliver Herford (1863-1935)

"Did you know that 'pronto' is a Spanish word originally from the Latin word 'promptus' and means quickly or promptly?"


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 Other Recommended Blogs

I (Heather Sylvawood) write a couple of other blogs, so please check them out and follow the ones of greatest interest.

Real Estate Rollercoaster - blog about our adventures in investment property and running a holiday/vacation home.

Sylvawood Under the Stars - a blog about my adventures as an "Eco-Warrior" and what I learn along the way about my effect on the world and global warming. I do believe in thinking globally and acting locally.

One of the most inspiring blogs I have come across is written by Ollin Morales. His blog "Courage 2 Create" is like "The Secret" for writers. He uses his blog to share his own challenges of writing but stops along the way to share and support others. Highly recommended!


 Why WriteGear?

Hello, nau mai, welcome, hola, willkommen!

Tell someone how to behave and you will feel their resistance. Tell them a story that enchants them and you can touch their hearts and lead them toward nobleness of deed.

Storytellers are powerful people; they have magic at the tips of their pens or keyboard fingers. If you are a storyteller, use your skill wisely; enjoy the act of creation; appreciate the power of your gift.

I know without a doubt that shared energy is the greatest creative force. So I'm inviting those who want to share the journey, to make themselves known by contacting me with their ideas and suggestions and books they want promoted.

About Me ...

I'm Heather Sylvawood
I like to think of myself as an emerging writer because I've been writing as an instructional designer for decades. Now I have time to write fiction. What a gift!

In the market for children's stories? Then check out Grandma Sylvawood's webpage >>

Contact details:
Mail: 578 Woodbury Road, RD 21, Geraldine, 7991, New Zealand.
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