• "Inspiration comes to the philosopher at night, when nature and the rest of humanity sleeps."
    motto: The School of Night
  • "I read and write fiction to travel beyond the limits of my own life."
    Lia Keyes
  • "That first step through the school gate is for most of us the biggest step we ever take – the step out of Eden into the world beyond.”
    Alexander McCall Smith
  • “If a man does not give himself time to get thirsty, he will never enjoy drinking.”
    Xenophon, 4th century
  • "His dominion... stretcheth as far as doth the mind of man.'
    Christopher Marlowe
  • “Millions long for immortality who don’t know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon.”
    Susan Ertz
  • "Vision is the art of seeing what's invisible to others."
    Jonathan Swift
  • "If the doors of perception were cleansed every thing would appear to man as it is, Infinite."
    William Blake
  • "When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change."
  • "Never give a sword to a man who can't dance."
  • “A woman is like a tea bag; you never know how strong it is until it's in hot water.”
    Eleanor Roosevelt
  • "I was born in a house that no longer exists, in a part of London called World's End. No wonder I write fantasy. "
    Lia Keyes
  • "Learn how to see. Realize that everything connects to everything else."
    Leonardo da Vinci
  • "Betrayal is an intimate art, most easily performed by one's nearest and dearest."
    Aurelius Falco, A Warning to the Curious
  • "With each choice we write our own destiny."
    Tom Cwellan, A Warning To The Curious
  • "I love you as certain dark things are to be loved, in secret, between the shadow and the soul."
    Pablo Neruda
  • "Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire."
    William Butler Yeats
  • All things that we use on earth, let us use them for good and not for evil.”
    —Paracelsus, De Religione Perpetua, 1533
  • "The greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places."
    Roald Dahl
  • "The material world is not just a display of our technology and culture, it is part of us. We invented it, we made it, and in turn it makes us who we are."
    Mark Miodownik
  • "Blessed are the weird people - poets, misfits, writers, mystics, heretics, painters, and troubadours - for they teach us to see the world through different eyes."
    Jacob Nordby
  • "Our lives are not our own. We are bound to others, past and present. And by each crime and every kindness, we birth our future."
    David Mitchell

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Posted in - DIARY OF A DRAFT
on April 24th, 2015 0 Comments

Today I had an important, perhaps even pivotal, writing day. I’m feeling a little giddy, a little punch-drunk, but I’m still going, as I have to return to my part-time job for the next two days and …

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"I was born in a house that no longer exists, in a part of London called World's End. No wonder I'm a writer." ~ Lia Keyes


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