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02 November 2009

Monday Musings

"There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at the typewriter and open a vein."
~Walter Wellesley "Red" Smith

I hope everyone had a wonderful Halloween! We had an impromptu party at The Manor and I graced our guests dressed as Professor Trelawny of Hogwarts ... photo to come!

A happy November to everyone,
Jen

15 comments:

Jody Hedlund said...

Love that quote. ALL it takes is opening a vein! :) Sounds like you had a great weekend!

Tamika: said...

Awesome quote Jen!

I need to open every vein. Does that mean it should be painful too?

Looking forward to the picture.

Kristen Torres-Toro said...

WHAT?!? THAT'S AWESOME!!!! I can't wait to see that picture!!!

That's one of my favorite quotes. So true! Love you!

Joanne said...

I've seen that quote often, and oh is it ever true! But it does give a genuine honesty to our words, putting our voice on the page effectively. Happy Writing!

Jane Kennedy Sutton said...

Thanks for stopping by my blog - which led me to discover your blog. Enjoyed the quote.

...mmm... said...

That photo shoudl be fun. Glad you had an enjoyable time.

willow said...

Fabulous Smith quote. And so very true, too.

Sonya said...

Love the quote. Only thing worth writing is when it takes parts of you, part of your very life force, to write.

Elspeth Antonelli said...

Professor Trelawny is a superb choice for a costume. Emma Thompson's performance leaves me in stitches every time I watch the movie.

Wonderful quote; because it's so, so true.

Elspeth

ElanaJ said...

Ooh, a party! Sounds fun. And what a great quote. :)

Anne Marie said...

saw you at Parisienne Farmgirl....

i'll be perusing through your writings for some time it seems!

Jessica Cangiano said...

Marvelous quotes, it resonates deeply with me.


Thank you sweetly for you comments, kind soul, I hope you week is off to a terrific start.

♥ Jessica

ga.farmwoman said...

It is a good quote. I suppose the trick would be when to close it?

Can't wait to see Professor Trelawny of Hogwarts pictures!

Have a great day.
Pam

Karen Walker said...

I love this quote.I hadn't seen it before. Jen, your comments on my blog mean the world to me. Just want you to know I'm thinking of you. Hope it gets a bit easier.
karen

Jen Chandler said...

Jody: It's a wonderful quote, isn't it? Yes, the weekend was wonderful.

Tamika: Unfortunately, I think it is painful. But only at first!

Kristen: The picture will pop up on Friday. I haven't had a chance to resize it yet.

Joanne: Genuine honesty is the best way to write. Why must it be so hard?

Jane: You're most welcome! Thank you for stopping by :)

Elspeth: Emma Thompson is one of my favorites! I would watch anything she was in just so see her.

Anne Marie: thanks for stopping by!

Karen: thank you so much for your kind, meaningful words. They are much appreciated :)