You have to believe in it to get it...
We all look. The lucky find.
I don't think I am a traditional romantic who thinks about candlelight dinners and wonders if my husband is going to bring me flowers, though I'm delighted if he does. I'm more practical-minded. I find it incredibly romantic that my husband does the dishes.
What if there's a fire?" Glenna said sweetly, and Cian merely smiled. "Then I guess you'd better open a window, and fly.
We're all victims of what life deals out. It's how we handle it that's important.
-The little things,Emma. The gestures,the moments. And the big. I let him see my heart. I gave it to him,even when I believed he couldn't or wouldn't take it. I gave it anyway-a gift. Even if he broke it. I was very brave. Love is very brave.
Action, reaction, motivation, emotion, all have to come from the characters. Writing a love scene requires the same elements from the writer as any other.
Sometimes a wind comes up, blows you off course. You're not ready for it, but if you're lucky, you end up in a more interesting place than you'd planned.
Do you know how many ways love can hit you? So it makes you happy, or miserable? It makes you sick in the belly or hurt in the heart. It makes everything brighter and sharper, or it blurs all the edges. It makes you feel like a king or a fool. Every way love can hit you, it's hit me when it comes to you.
If you don't ask, the answer is always no.
Half full, half empty, what the hell difference does it make? If there's something in the damn glass, drink it.
Magic exists. Who can doubt it, when there are rainbows and wildflowers, the music of the wind and the silence of the stars? Anyone who has loved has been touched by magic. It is such a simple and such an extraordinary part of the lives we live.
The wounded recognized the wounded.
You spend your life getting walked on, you learn to recognize the tread.
Memories are nice little possessions. As long as you don't ignore the present when you take them out to play.
We make destiny with every turn, every choice.
People and relationships never stop being a work in progress
If you don't step forward, you're always in the same place.
Feeling too much is a hell of a lot better than feeling nothing.
know what you want, work to get it, then value it once you have it.
And since I'm marrying into the Quartet, I have certain privileges and duties. If you're sleeping with Laurel-" "I'm not sleeping with Laurel. We're dating." "Right, and the two of you are just going to hold hands, admire the moon, and sing camp songs." "For a while. Minus the singing.
Aren't most romance heros, or heros in fiction of any kind, generally superior to real men? Same goes for heroines and real women.
You can fix anything but a blank page.
Everything I know, I learned from dogs.
I can fix a bad page. I can't fix a blank page.
My own sense of family, where I came from and what I made for myself is an important part of my life.
squats are a form of torture designed by people who don't need to do squats in the first place
I don't think you can write - at least not well - if you don't love stories, love the written word.
There was nothing like a Saturday - unless it was the Saturday leading up to the last week of school and into summer vacation. That of course was all the Saturdays of your life rolled into one big shiny ball.
And each book has to receive your best effort every single time. No slacking.
You can't edit a blank page
She's in love, and that makes her strong. She'll need to be." "What makes you strong, Mia?" "Purpose. Love never worked for me.
It's hard to resist a bad boy who's a good man.
Love is not enough. But, it is the rock on which all else stands.
In all the illusions, you're the only truth that I need
Life is like a moustache. It can be wonderful or terrible. But it always tickles.
Evil cannot and will not be vanquished by evil. Dark will only swallow dark and deepen. The good and the light are the keenest weapons.
A relationship isn't something that has to be created in a day or perfected in a day. Part of the game is to keep working on it. It's something that'll always be just a little flawed.
You don't find time to write. You make time. It's my job.
Life-you have to live it as it comes.