Featured Fig: Irene Grey

“The best advice I can give to other Figgies is to read. People who
don’t read can’t write. Or at least, in my experience, write well.
Think of the quote we have in our collection of quote art here on Fig
– “Read a thousand books and your words will flow like a river.” Why?
Because children do not learn how to speak without seeing others speak
and being spoken to, they do not learn to walk without being shown
how, and as writers, we can not write (or rather, write well) without
seeing others write, letting their ideas wash over us, and being shown
how.” – Irene Grey Continue reading