Tag Archives: Patty Dann

Quotables: #Writing is Sewing is Writing

“Whether your stitching is as elaborate as the Bayeux tapestry or as simple as an Amish patchwork quilt, the threads of your life are what you will weave into the fabric of your story.” ~ Patty Dann in The Butterfly … Continue reading

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#Writing Prompts: It’s a Family Affair

“Literature is the art of discovering something extraordinary about ordinary people, and saying with ordinary words something extraordinary.” ~ Boris Pasternak (as quoted in Patty Dann’s The Butterfly Hours) A few weeks ago, I opened up my studio as part … Continue reading

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#AmReading Patty Dann’s THE BUTTERFLY HOURS:
transforming memories into memoir

I found THE BUTTERFLY HOURS┬áby chance. I had stopped in at the bookstore one Saturday afternoon for an author event. First thing’s first: I bought the author’s book (KRAZY by Michael Tisserand) and a new pack of stationary. Then, I … Continue reading

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