Quotes on Writing and Life: Celeste's reflections

Friday, February 19, 2010

This is an amazing sentiment about change...

"It may be hard for an egg to turn into a bird: it would be a jolly sight harder for it to learn to fly while remaining an egg. We are like eggs at present. And you cannot go on indefinitely being just an ordinary, decent egg. We must be hatched or go bad."-C.S. Lewis Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Me thinks that writers need...

....this little prayer most of all.... "Bless us Lord, this Christmas, with quietness of mind; Teach us to be patient and always to be kind."-Helen Steiner Rice Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, December 14, 2009

A fun quote for the holiday season...

Shopping becomes a contact sport of sorts this time of year. The push and shove and physicality of managing the crowded malls makes making gift choices of secondary concern at times....here is a bit of advice about the 'choice' part of the process.... "Do give books - religious or otherwise - for... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, November 21, 2009

Mixed Metaphors

.... I truly prefer writing short pieces. Yet here I am, letting my thoughts stream into a longer and winding essay. 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... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, November 14, 2009

Story telling...

Have you ever noticed that some stories almost seem to write themselves? They flow from your pen (or rapidly typing fingers) as if you're taking dictation. You feel like you've tapped into story that existed long before you actually write it.... "I have been successful probably because I have always... Sign in to see full entry.

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