Friday, March 18, 2011

My Ancient Life: Quotations of Note, 5

I’m off at VCCA, writing like a maniac—I hope! I may post about what’s going on there, and I may not. In case of the latter, I’m leaving behind some of my favorite “inspirational” quotations that I hand-copied into a notebook, using my very neatest handwriting, while I was in high school, and spilling into the early years of college. Several grandiose themes will probably emerge….

“It is not wise to violate the rules until you know how to observe them.”
~T.S. Eliot

“Talent is helpful in writing, but guts are an absolute necessity.”
~Jessamyn West


DC-area author Leslie Pietrzyk explores the creative process and all things literary.