Words matter. These are the best Deb Caletti Quotes, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
I would eat fruitcake if there’d been a nuclear war and I’d run out of canned goods.
My dream was, and always had been, to write a book. To be a writer.
Often, marriage was solitude, with company.
If you think about becoming a writer, that’s just really one of the big dreams I had. It’s really important to have those dreams and pursue your passions.
All of us create our own versions of an event, of our lives, even, not because we’re liars, necessarily, but because we can only see and understand the truth from our own viewpoint, and a shifting viewpoint at that.
Like all kids with divorced parents, I have an abundance of holidays.
I’ve never met a popcorn ball I didn’t like.
I think a setting is hugely important. I look at setting as a character with its own look, sound, history, quirks, goofy temperaments and moods.
To be a writer is to connect and to play and to attempt to see clearly and understand. It astounds me regularly that feeling things deeply and writing them down is basically my job description.
You never know how – or when – the idea for a book will appear.
‘The Nature of Jade’ is about a girl who works with the elephants at the zoo near her home, and who, through her involvement with them, becomes involved with a boy and his baby.
One of the most constant and sustaining truths of my life has been this: I love the library.
Writers are troubled about finding time to write and writer’s block and publicizing books that aren’t books yet. They agonize over how to write and what to write and what not to write.
I became a writer because I love books, and I believe in their power.
My most memorable teacher was Rich Campe, my third-grade teacher at Fairlands Elementary in Pleasanton, California.
Bliss is the ocean, a towel on the sand, the sun out, the chance to swim in waves or walk dragging a stick behind you, a good book, a cold drink.
When I was a young mother at home with a two year old and a five year old, living on the Eastside in one of those neighborhoods where all the houses look the same, where all the cars look the same and the lawns look the same, I was writing in secret.
In a lifetime, the recipe always needs amending – more of this, a little less of that, what to do now that the cake has fallen.
It’s human nature to want to help and soothe and save with your love, but it’s also arrogant.