Kurt Vonnegut on making your soul grow: Quotes for Writers (and people who like quotes)

Perfect timing! I’ve just spent much of the day organizing my poetry for a for a book I plan to title, ‘Glimpses.” I have another long day of it to go tomorrow to get a rough draft ready for my editor, and was about to sign off for the day when I saw this post and quote. It’s a great way to close the the day.

With Love,
Russ

BRIDGET WHELAN writer

oil paintThe arts are not a way to make a living. They are a very human way of making life more bearable. Practicing an art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow, for heaven’s sake. Sing in the shower. Dance to the radio. Tell stories. Write a poem to a friend, even a lousy poem. Do it as well as you possible can. You will get an enormous reward. You will have created something.
Kurt Vonnegut

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About russtowne

My wife and I have been married since 1979. We have 3 adult children and 4 young grandsons. I manage a wealth management firm I founded in 2003. My Beloved is a Special Education teacher for Kindergartners and First Graders. I'm a published author of 23 books in a variety of genres for grownups and children. In addition to my family, friends, investing, and writing, my passions include reading, watching classic movies, experiencing waves crashing on rocky shores, hiking in ancient redwood forests, and enjoying our small redwood grove and fern garden.
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