“I drive myself to write a better book each time. With writing you’re trying to reach a state of nirvana, which you never reach, but you keep trying.”

Source: “I drive myself to write a better book each time. With writing you’re trying to reach a state of nirvana, which you never reach, but you keep trying.”

“Write what you know, leave out unnecessary words, and don’t do it to be famous.”

Source: “Write what you know, leave out unnecessary words, and don’t do it to be famous.”

and

https://hemingwaythoughts.wordpress.com/moms-thoughts/

“Write simply and just let the words flow, so that even a young child can understand them.”.

– Hazel Margaret Lock

Thanks for all the help, support, encouragement and especially love,  dearest mom

RIP

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The Written Word Continues to Enrich Us

Literature, like most things, is taking different forms in the digital age.

Source: The Written Word Continues to Enrich Us

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“I express myself through my WordPressor (and computers). This trusty old Brother WP is an ‘extension of me’. # It (they) are my paintbrushes on the canvas of life”

“You don’t still use that old WordPressor do you craig? It’s pre-historic?” (so my friends say)   Yes I do! # free advertising for you, Brother. All royalties gratefull…

Source: “I express myself through my WordPressor (and computers). This trusty old Brother is an ‘extension of me’. # It (they) are my paintbrushes on the canvas of life”

and

http://www.craigsquotes.wprdpress.com

“I really value words and the power of them to communicate effectively…”

“I really value words and the power of them to communicate effectively; so in my various stories try to illustrate and then let readers draw their own conclusions about a certain scenario, as…

Source: “I really value words and the power of them to communicate effectively…”

“We are all apprentices in a craft where no one ever becomes a master.”

“We are all apprentices in a craft where no one ever becomes a master.” ― Ernest Hemingway, the Master Writer from The Wild Years from

Source: “We are all apprentices in a craft where no one ever becomes a master.”

“Informing, encouraging, igniting, uplifting (and perhaps even)  inspiring”
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The Journey, The Long and Winding Road

 

Source: The Journey, The Long and Winding Road

 

 

picture from

http://www.craigswritingjourney.wordpress.com

TO THE END OF THE RAINBOW

 

Source: TO THE END OF THE RAINBOW

“No vision and you perish; No Ideal, and you’re lost; Your heart must ever cherish Some faith at any cost. Some hope, some dream to cling to, Some rainbow in the sky, Some melody to sing to, Some service that is high.”

– Harriet Du Autermond

from https://craigsbooks.wordpress.com/2015/04/26/craigs-rainbow-books-2/

“Together, one mind, one life (one small step at a time), let’s see how many people (and lives) we can encourage, impact, empower, enrich, uplift and perhaps even inspire to reach their fullest potentials…and strive for and perhaps one sunny day even achieve their wildest dreams.”

Never Ever Give Up!

Source: Never Ever Give Up!

 

“Together, one mind, one life (one small step at a time), let’s see how many people (and lives) we can encourage, impact, empower, enrich, uplift and perhaps even inspire to reach their fullest potentials…and strive for and perhaps one sunny day even achieve their wildest dreams.”
Don’t worry about the world ending today…
as it’s already tomorrow in scenic and tranquil ‘little’ New Zealand
DAWN (best)

Writing and Formula 1 (Racing + Writing in the Zone)

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https://writingandformula1.wordpress.com/2015/09/17/slide-away-a-tribute-to-gilles-villeneuve/

https://ebooksdigibooks.wordpress.com/

“There are only three sports: bullfighting, mountain climbing and motor racing; all the rest are merely games.”
the “master writer”, Ernest Hemingway

from https://hemingwaythoughts.wordpress.com/

and  https://writingandformula1.wordpress.com/2014/08/13/a-tribute-to-ernest-hemingway-thoughts-along-the-writing-journey

 

You may also like https://ebooksdigibooks.wordpress.com/2015/09/17/craigs-videos-and-book-videos-vooks/

and http://www.inspiringvideo.wordpress.com

 

 

“Don’t bend; don’t water it down; don’t try to make it logical; don’t edit your own soul according to the fashion. Rather, follow your most intense obsessions mercilessly.”

~ Franz Kafka

The various books* that Craig “felt inspired to write” are available at http://www.amazon.com/-/e/B005GGMAW4

http://goo.gl/vTpjk (and/or http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=la_B005GGMAW4_sr?rh=i%3Abooks&field-author=Craig+Lock)

https://www.createspace.com/pub/simplesitesearch.search.do?sitesearch_query=%22craig+lock%22&sitesearch_type=STORE (paperbacks)

and http://www.creativekiwis.com/index.php/books

“Together, one mind, one life (one small step at a time), let’s see how many people (and lives) we can encourage, impact, empower, enrich, uplift and perhaps even inspire to reach their fullest potentials…and strive for and perhaps one sunny day even achieve their wildest dreams.”

 

A writer’s dreams
Pictures (great) by my good friend, Jenny, whose photographic talents I definitely do NOT possess!
PPS
Don’t worry about the world ending today…
as it’s already tomorrow in scenic and tranquil ‘little’ New Zealand