Saturday, July 15, 2017

Memes for Writers

by Edie Melson @EdieMelson

Today I'd like to do something a little different. Summer is full on us, so I thought we'd celebrate the beauty of the season with a roundup of memes.

I took every picture below and added the quotes through PicMonkey, so you're welcome to share them on social media. If you want to learn how to make your own: Step-by-Step Instructions for Adding Text to Images screencast is the place to begin. 

Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence. Pythagoras

Keep your fears to yourself, but share your
courage with others. Robert Louis Stevenson
Teach us, O Lord, the disciplines of patience, for to wait is often harder
than to work. Peter Marshall

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"Heaven is under our feet as well as over our heads." Henry David Thoreau

Writing draws from our imaginations the filaments to spin a web
that snares & captivates. Kristen Heitzman

"Reflect upon your present blessings—of which every man has many—not on your present misfortunes,
of which all men have few." Charles Dickens

A flower blossoms for its own joy. Oscar Wilde

The grass withers, the flower fades, but the word of our God
stands forever. Isaiah 40:8
"For to have faith is to have wings." J.M. Barrie

"Be an opener of doors." Ralph Waldo Emerson

Deep calls to deep at the noise of your waterfall. Psalm 42:7

"But he who dares not grasp the thorn, should never crave the rose." Emily Bronte

"The world is full of magical things patiently waiting
for our senses to grow sharper." W.B. Yeats

"I like this place and could willingly waste my time in it." William Shakespeare

The earth has music for those who listen.
George Santayana

It's up to the author to intertwine the craft with
the creative and find the balance that touches
the soul of the reader. Edie Melson

Now I'd like to know what quotes you'd add to the list. Be sure to leave your thoughts in the comments section below. Maybe your quotes will inspire some new memes.

Don't forget to join the conversation!

Memes for writers - what #quotes would you add? @EdieMelson (Click to Tweet)


  1. Beautiful pictures, Edie. Thanks for sharing them with us.

  2. Edie,
    These are such inspiring quotes and the photographs are beautiful! I hope this becomes a regular

  3. Thank you Edie. Beautiful pictures. I'm having fun taking pictures and making memes thanks to you.

  4. Let the words of my [fingers] and the meditations of my heart be always pleasing in your sight, o Lord.

  5. Wonderful pix Edie. I'd seen many of them on previous blog posts here but some are new. Hats off to your photography as well as your writing.