Watch Others… And Learn!

“Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.”

~ Douglas Adams

 

Douglas Adams (1952-2001) was an English author and script writer who made a significant contribution to UK radio. In 1978, he wrote The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy as a radio comedy, which became a series of five books, spawned a TV series and a feature film. Continue reading “Watch Others… And Learn!”

And What Did Writing Teach You?

“And what, you ask, does writing teach us? First and foremost, it reminds us that we are alive and that it is a gift and a privilege, not a right.”

~ Ray Bradbury

Ray Bradbury was a highly celebrated American fiction writer who published many works in the genres of fantasy, science fiction, horror and mystery. He began his writing career while still in high school, in Los Angeles, during the Great Depression. As a young man, he could not afford a college or university education, so he spent countless hours in the public library reading authors such as Edgar Allen Poe, Edgar Rice Burroughs, H.G. Wells, and Jules Verne. Continue reading “And What Did Writing Teach You?”

Create your website with WordPress.com
Get started