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Writer’s Quotes Wednesdays 2022

“I love quotations because it is a joy to find thoughts one might have, beautifully expressed with much authority by someone recognized wiser than oneself.”

Marlene Dietrich

How It Works

This weekly writing challenge runs from Wednesday through Tuesday at 12:00 Noon.

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“A quotation in a speech, article or book is like a rifle in the hands of an infantryman. It speaks with authority.”

Brendan Behan

During our first year of Writer’s Quotes Wednesdays, we explored topics of character building and emotions as well as basic holiday topics. This year I expanded on the most popular topics of last year: fitness, communication, travel, vacations, weather, and friendship. To comment on the 2022 WQW Changes visit my Reflections post.

Starting from the top, topics for one year. If you are an expert on one of these topics and want to host that week, or would like to share a personal video, please contact me.

  • January 5, 2022: Remembering 2021/ Watery Reflections Writer’s Choice
  • January 12: Socializing
  • January 19: Fitness Resolutions You Can Keep
  • January 26: WORD of the Year/ or Writer’s Choice
  • February 2: Communication/Thoughts on Blogging
  • February 9: Holiday: Valentine’s Day/ romance/love
  • February 16: Travel: Dream Plans for 2022
  • February 23: Senses: Taste/or Writer’s Choice
  • March 2: Women in History
  • March 9: Food: Recipes/Favorite foods
  • March 16: Holiday: St. Patrick’s Day/Green
  • March 23: Signs of Spring/March Equinox
  • March 30: Rain/or Writer’s Choice
  • April 6: Fitness Followup
  • April 13: Holiday: Easter or Passover
  • April 20: Hope/Faith
  • April 27: Kindness/ or Writer’s Choice
  • May 4: Holiday: Mother’s Day
  • May 11: Senses: Smell
  • May 18: Travel/Transportation: Planes or Trains
  • May 25: Holiday: Memorial Day/or Writer’s Choice
  • June 1: Travel: Vacations
  • June 8: Water: Ocean or Great Lakes
  • June 15: Holiday: Father’s Day/Juneteenth
  • June 22: Summer colors/Summer Solstice
  • June 29: Travel/Transportation: Boats or Ships/ or Writer’s Choice
  • July 6: Fitness Followup #2/ or favorite summer sports
  • July 13: Senses: Hearing
  • July 20: Animals: Pets or Not
  • July 27: Sun/ or Writer’s Choice
  • August 3: Water: Rivers
  • August 10: Water: Lakes
  • August 17: Earth: Mountains, Rocks
  • August 24: Travel/Transportation: Cars or Trucks
  • August 31: Holiday: Labor Day/Work Ethic/Dirty Jobs/or Writer’s Choice
  • September 7: Food: Healthy Snacks
  • September 14: Senses: Sight
  • September 21: Autumn or Fall/ September Equinox
  • September 28: Fire/ or Writer’s Choice
  • October 5: Fitness Followup #3/favorite indoor sports or exercises
  • October 12: Air: Wind, Storms
  • October 19: Cold Weather Tips
  • October 26: Holiday: Halloween/or Writer’s Choice
  • November 2: Senses: Touch or Feeling
  • November 9: Holiday: Veteran’s Day
  • November 16: Travel: Memorable Trips
  • November 23: Holiday: Thanksgiving, Gratitude
  • November 30: Abandoned or Artistic Buildings/or Writer’s Choice
  • December 7: Water: Snow/Winter Wonderland
  • December 14: Food: Delicious Delights
  • December 21: Holiday: Christmas or Winter Solstice
  • December 28: Holiday: New Year Resolutions/or Writer’s Choice

Logo Contest

Last year I found this great picture with a woman showing quote marks. She became my logo for this challenge. This year I’m inviting you to join in creating a badge for this challenge. For details on the contest check out my Contest Post.

Welcome to the home page of Writer’s Quotes Wednesdays (WQW), first started by Colleen and Ronovan. For 2022 the name of the challenge will change to Writer’s Quotes Wednesdays or WQW.

Benefits of Joining #WQW Community

  • Showcase your writing and photography to a larger audience.
  • Tell the stories that matter to you.
  • Create more divergent posts by weaving in the words of others.
  • Flex your mental muscles by matching your interests to a prompt theme.
  • Make new friends.
  • Build a blogging community with similar ideals.
  • Having your post links featured.

“A fine quotation is a diamond in the hand of a man of wit and a pebble in the hand of a fool.”

Joseph Roux

The Writer’s Conflict – Clash of the Quotes

KL Caley

The inspiration just won’t come
Surely I’m not the only one
Let’s turn to the greats for advice
There I should find something nice

A classic quote from Mr Thoreau
An essayist, poet and philosopher too
A Harvard College education
Plus much more I haven’t mentioned

So what’s his advice for me to do
“Write while the heat is in you”
My heat has cooled down indeed
Perhaps a break is what I need

But wait, a new quote, from Stephen King
A writer indeed above all things
His books are a favourite, his advice is a must
He is certainly a voice I would trust

So what’s his advice for me to do
I guess it’s something I already knew
“Just get up and go to work”
Get on with it, I think with a smirk

Fingers to keyboard I begin to type
The classic or conventional which is right
This is my creation, I’ll let you judge
But it was the King that provided me that nudge.

© KL Caley 2021

Where to Get Insightful Quotations

I usually use Google or Bing to get my quotes. Sometimes a great blogpost comes up with suggestions. You might get quotes and ideas from other WQW participants.

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