Quotes on Writing and Life: Celeste's reflections

Saturday, April 11, 2009

A lull in writing...

...that has gone on and on, except for bits and pieces here and there....Feeling it is time to push forward into more words.... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

This is a wonderful quote about persistence as the path to success...

"You must keep sending work out; you must never let a manuscript do nothing but eat its head off in a drawer. You send that work out again and again, while you're working on another one. If you have talent, you will receive some measure of success - but only if you persist."-Isaac Asimov Keeping at... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, April 6, 2009

Confidence as a writer...

"To believe your own thought, to believe that what is true for you in your private heart is true for all --that is genius."--Emerson In college I took classes that operated like creative writing groups. About 8 years ago, I was thrilled to be invited to join a local writer's group in this town. It... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

This does capture the feelings that can be associated with criticism...

...of one's work. But how can we learn without some critical feedback? "Asking a writer what he thinks about criticism is like asking a lamppost what it feels about dogs."-John Osborne Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, March 7, 2009

...a little humor ...

"If A equals success, then the formula is: A = X + Y + Z, X is work. Y is play. Z is keep your mouth shut."-Albert Einstein Sign in to see full entry.

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