ON THE PROWL
by Donna L Martin
Foul fowl on the prowl,
With gnashing beak and beastly scowl.
What hunger makes your tummy growl?
Little mice that dart and cowl,
Run away fast from that ol’ night owl!
If you start with a bang, you won't end with a whimper. -T. S. Eliot
Get it down. Take chances. It may be bad, but it's the only way you can do anything really good. - William Faulkner
Don't be dismayed by the opinions of editors, or critics. They are only the traffic cops of the arts. - Gene Fowler
If you haven't got an idea, start a story anyway. You can always throw it away, and maybe by the time you get to the fourth page you will have an idea, and you'll only have to throw away the first three pages. -William Campbell Gault
And the interests of readers will soften,