My name is Mandy Calvin and I'm an aspiring writer. Though in spirit and practice I'm already a writer, but I aspire to be a better writer and to one day be published. I created this blog for a lot of reasons: Keep me motivated as a writer, motivate other writers, to stretch my writing skills, to do a little graphic design, to share my writing, and to build something.
Why did I name this blog the Quill? A Quill is a writing utensil, a very elegant writing utensil. Why not name a blog after an old fashioned writing utensil? Well also, Quills are made from feathers and feathers come from birds. Birds are symbols of freedom as they can fly wherever they please. They are boundless, and so are dreams and imaginings. Writers spend their whole days dreaming up stories and putting them into words. That is the whole sum of why I named this blog Mandy Calvin's Quill.
Generally I write three posts a month. There may be more or less considering life circumstances (yes, I do have a life). If I write less than three posts then I try very hard to make that one post or two posts really good. I write poems, essays, and book reviews. Sometimes I will draw a comic. This blog is my experiment so who knows what else I can think of. I hope you enjoy watching my development and I welcome your feedback and comments.
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