Story Institute RamblingVerser – Episode 38 – Dream and Write

Are you writing about what you dream or do you dream of writing…decide and tell your story… Featured Quote: “All of us failed to match our dreams of perfection. So I rate us on the basis of our splendid failure to do the impossible.” William Faulkner Featured Poems: There is … Continue reading

Story Institute RamblingVerser – Episode 37 – Poems and Prompts

Poems from our forums and relationships found… Featured Quotes: “A single rose can be my garden… a single friend, my world.” Leo Buscaglia “Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.” Marcel Proust Featured Poem: One Word Is … Continue reading

Story Institute RamblingVerser – Episode 36 – Choices

Choices for you and choices for your characters…End where you began but make it a good one… Feature Quote: “The thing always happens that you really believe in; and the belief in a thing makes it happen.” Frank Lloyd Wright Featured Poem:Traveling Through the Dark By: William Stafford Traveling through … Continue reading

Story Institute RamblingVerser – Episode 35 – Still Listening

More podcasts and thoughts to get your writing moving and your creativity flowing…John shares one last handful of his favorite audio inspirations… Featured Quotes: A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness. By: Robert Frost A poem begins in delight and … Continue reading

Story Institute RamblingVerser – Episode 34 – Listen Then Write

Podcasts and thoughts to get your writing moving and your creativity flowing…John shares a handful of his favorite audio inspirations… Featured Quote: Belief, by definition is an assent to a proposition. It is any cognitive content that is held true. It is some expression or a vague idea in which … Continue reading

Story Institute – RamblingVerser Episode 33 – Believe Your Characters

Do you believe in your characters? OK, but do you have faith in your characters to live beyond the time you put them on paper? Is there a difference? Listen and engage in the writing prompts. Featured Quote: Faith is not belief. Belief is passive. Faith is active. Edith Hamilton … Continue reading