A university creative writing class was asked to write
a concise essay containing these four elements:
religion, royalty, sex and mystery.
The prize-winning essay read:
“My God,” said the Queen. “I’m pregnant. I wonder who did it?”
Teacher: That essay on the dog is exactly word for word, same as your brother’s.
Student: Of course, ma’am, it’s the same dog!
“Writing is easy. All you have to do is cross out the wrong words.” – Mark Twain
“The most beautiful things are those that madness prompts and reason writes.” —Andre Gide
“There are different rules for reading, for thinking, and for talking. Writing blends all three of them.” – Mason Cooley
“Writing is very much a playground – an artistic playground. It’s the most fun thing I do.” – Shania Twain