Jean Wilson Murray

About me

Jean Wilson Murray has been writing non-fiction and teaching for over 30 years. She has several published non-fiction books, but is now expanding into fiction, specifically historical novels set in the U.S.

From my website

Why Reading Inspires Me as a Writer

What inspires you to write, to write better, to write more? For me, it seems there are three reading experiences that inspire me: reading great writing, reading interesting stories, and reading writing how-to books. In this post, I’m going to … Continue reading →

Stories – The Fabric of our Lives – And our Writing

Stories are everywhere around us, and they weave together to make up a huge part of our lives. I watched a TED presentation by Karen Thompson Walker about fear in which Walker, the author of a novel about the whaleship … Continue reading →

Overcoming Fear of Writing Success

You are a writer and you want to be an author. But you may be sabotaging your success from fear. Remember the famous quote by Franklin Roosevelt: “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself” I never really … Continue reading →

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