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  • Benjamin shared from a Personal Document
    There’s a question that every writer both is intimately familiar with and dreads having to answer. Where did you get the idea for your books? It’s not because it’s a bad question. It’s a fair question to ask, and it’s not as if we don’t understand why we get asked it—of course people are curious about the genesis of an idea! But the truth is it’s very rare that any book or series of books grows out of one single idea. Usually it grows the way a rolling stone gathers moss or the grit in an oyster adds layers until it’s a pearl. It begins with the seed of an idea, an image or a...
    Note: A well said description of inspiration from Cassanda Clare
  • Benjamin shared from a Personal Document
    Whatever you can do, or dream you can do, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it. Begin it now. ~Goethe~ ~~~~
  • Benjamin shared from a Personal Document
    Keep away from those who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you believe that you too can become great.
(Pennington Gap, VA)
Benjamin J. Snider