#Writer’s Quote Wednesday & #BeWoW – C. S. Lewis


Welcome!  This is an open invitation to join in on my blogging event called, “Writer’s Quote Wednesday” and Ronovan Writes’ event called, “BeWoW” or “Be Writing on Wednesday.”  This is your chance to highlight your favorite author’s quotes that give inspiration to you as a writer. Do you feel like your writing is getting stale? Are you looking for inspiration to keep writing? Then you have come to right spot!

Are you ready to join in?
All you have to do is find your favorite quote. Find something that truly speaks to you. This does not have to pertain just to writing. It can be any kind of quote as long as it made an impact on you. Then, write a post and include your quote.

There are no rules to follow.  Either create your own sayings (because after all, we are all writer’s here) or use a quote from a famous author that you find gives you inspiration.  Just make sure that credit is given for other’s work.  You can use Fotoflexer or Picmonkey, or any other program that you wish to make your own images. Click the links to go to the programs.

Fellow blogger, Sacha Black has an excellent tutorial on how to make photo-quote images. Click here to learn how to make exciting images with your own photos and how to add words.

Each Wednesday, I will post the prompt and all you have to do is take part! You have from that Wednesday until the following Monday night to post your quotes. I will share your images on social media for added exposure. Beginning this week, as part of the Writer’s Quote Wednesday post, I will include the links to the blogs that took part in last week’s post. Time is of the essence in my writing and I find that I need every spare minute I can squeeze out of the day. I no longer have the time to do a separate post for the Wrap-up.

Please copy the badge above and include it on your own post. Tag your post on your own blog as “Writer’s Quote Wednesday,” so we can find the posts in the reader. On your own blog post do a ping-back to THIS post and make sure to “like” or “comment” on everyone else’s post.  (A pingback is when you embed (or copy) the HTTP:// address of my weekly prompt into your own blog post).

Make sure to check my weekly prompt (this post) to see if your entry is there.  You can copy the HTTP:// address of your blog post and include it in the comments section of my original weekly prompt if that works better for you.

Since Ronovan, from Ronovan Writes and I have joined forces he has been linking his #BeWoW blog share (Be Wonderful on Wednesday) now to include: Be Writing on Wednesday. If you would like to combine both posts, feel free to do so and link them to my post. I will make sure and add you to the quote wrap-up I do each Tuesday. Please make sure and check out Ron’s blog for more writing inspiration and motivation!

CHECK OUT ALL THESE FABULOUS WRITERS WHO SHARED QUOTES LAST WEEK:

Always a Writer

Ramblings of Simple Life

Rebirth of Lisa

Meredith’s Reveries

Pearls before Swine

Here There be Dragons!

Cathy Lynn Brooks

Jade M. Wong

Meanings & Musings

On the Land

Kindness Matters * NEW this week *

Zen & Pi

Chasing Life and Finding Dreams * NEW this week *

Randoms by a Random

Alberta Ross Writes

Nagrij Writes the Hits You Never Knew Existed

Ronovan Writes

The Writer Next Door

Silver Threading

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“We do not want merely to see beauty… we want something else which can hardly be put into words- to be united with the beauty we see, to pass into it, to receive it into ourselves, to bathe in it, to become part of it. That is why we have peopled air and earth and water with gods and goddesses, and nymphs and elves.”

~ Author: C.S. Lewis ~

As I write away on my novel like a fiend possessed, I feel a strange affinity with these words from C. S. Lewis. The nymphs have been whispering to me and beckoning me along this writing path I have taken… or maybe I should say the path they have chosen for me.

Many of you know I love the magical aspects of myths and ancient mysteries. These primeval stories open up a part of our subconscious mind that I am convinced helps us channel the ageless tales of our ancestors before us. We are merely repeating what was told to us long ago in a different form.

Many of the earliest stories were told as ways to explain the things in life that mankind could not fathom or understand. That is why many of our myths today feature superheroes and villains that must be conquered in the age old tradition of good vs. evil. We humans are always trying to balance the scales and make it right.

That is what makes us human – that belief in the mystical and unknown. From monsters to delicate fairies we are led along an imaginary pathway into the deepest recesses of our imaginations. It is all about faith and believing that our faith will destroy evil.

Please visit C.S. Lewis.com, the official site, to learn more about this talented author who paved the way for all of who enjoy the spinning of tales.

DON’T FORGET TO SHARE YOUR FAVORITE QUOTE WITH US!

Thanks for stopping by today. I sure enjoyed seeing you all!


About Colleen Chesebro

Colleen M. Chesebro is a writer of cross-genre fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction. Her debut novel, a YA fantasy series called, “The Heart Stone Chronicles - The Swamp Fairy,” was published January 2017. The book reveals the story of Abby Forrester, a 14-year-old orphaned girl who is entrusted with saving a community of fairy nymphs from certain ecological destruction. Along the way, Abby learns about friendship, love, and what it means to actually belong to a family. Colleen’s writing explores ecological situations in the multicultural world of today. She combines real-life historical events into her writing to create experiences that will continue in the hearts and heads of her readers. A veteran of the United States Air Force, Colleen is also a retired bookkeeper. She has an Associates Degree in Business Administration, and another Associates Degree in the Arts, which she uses to combine her love of writing with her passion for all things creative. When she is not writing, Colleen enjoys spending time with her husband, dogs, children, and grandchildren. When time permits, she also loves gardening, cooking, and crocheting old fashioned doilies into works of artistry. She lives in the United States with her husband and her two Pomeranians, Sugar, and Spice. You can learn more about Colleen and her writing on her website colleenchesebro.com.

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      1. I do, but for some reason it doesn’t work anymore and yet I had some man who gave the same directions and he said he got it, but nobody else is. Yet I used to see it all the time. I am so confused.

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          1. Here is what mine says and it is saved: Allow link notifications from other blogs (pingbacks and trackbacks) on new articles —–that says I allow them. I didn’t see anything saying the other person allows them though.

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