But, no. I spent the afternoon looking for just the right quotation to share here for the new Quotation of the Week.
Although I browsed through quotations on faith, on prayer, and humorous quotations (adding two more pages of quotations to my journal in my signature sepia ink), I came back to a couple of quotes I posted here when I first started the Quotation of the Week on this blog.
They're about writing -- the joy and ecstasy ... the pain and despair. Mostly the pain and despair, though.
So enjoy these little gems -- I certainly have. They are among my favorites in my quotation journal ...
There. These little tidbits of writing wisdom ought to help push me along to completing my deadlines in a timely manner, right?
"I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they
-- Douglas Adams
"Be obscure clearly."
"Writing is easy: All you do is sit staring at a blank sheet of
paper [or computer screen] until drops of blood form on your
-- Gene Fowler
"Writing is a socially acceptable form of
-- E.L. Doctorow
"There's nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a
typewriter [or keyboard] and open a vein."
-- Walter Wellesley "Red" Smith
Yeah, right. No problem whatsoever. Sigh....