Quotes on Writing and Life: Celeste's reflections

Saturday, July 18, 2009

I wish, as a writer, that it was...

...always possible to hold on to this bit of wisdom. Why is it so easy to get blocked or to doubt that you are really a writer. I have heard of writers with many well-received books to their credit, who worry with each new book that they won't be able to write anymore. "Patience and perserverence... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009


Sometimes the process of writing feels like personal deprivation--giving up of time and energy and risking what others may think or say about your work. May Sarton captures a much deeper meaning of deprivation as a writer, a meaning that transcends the inherent costs of the writing process....... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, July 11, 2009

Thoughts on Helium.com

It does not cost anything to join, but I would register and hang out on the community boards and understand how it works before you start posting. Once you post an article or creative writing piece, you can never take it down, but you can use it elsewhere. You have to rate other writers and have... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, July 10, 2009

something I actually forgot I wrote, but the piece is a lot of fun...

Mixing Metaphors Here I am, letting my thoughts stream into a longer and winding way... Am I mixing metaphors yet? Oh how I have always loved mixed metaphors. I know you aren't supposed to do such things. It simply isn't kosher. But the clashing tastes of sweet and salty, a bit of sour over there,... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, July 6, 2009

Times are bad...

Strange how over the centuries, again and again mankind has seen the world as deteriorating and falling apart in his or her generation. This quote could have been written in 2009, especially with the explosion of blogging and bloggers in what a radio commentator referred to this morning as the... Sign in to see full entry.

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