Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Deb Caletti Quotes. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!
Like all kids with divorced parents, I have an abundance of holidays.
I became a writer because I love books, and I believe in their power.
It’s human nature to want to help and soothe and save with your love, but it’s also arrogant.
I always say that, for me, writing a book is like a wacky Greyhound bus trip – I know where I’m starting and where I’ll end up, but I have no idea what will happen along the way.
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.
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 wrote one book, signed with a good agent, and sat back and waited for the phone to ring. I was sure that the great news would come at any moment. Four books later, I finally got that call.
I understood right from the start that every set of library doors were the sort of magic portals that lead to other lands. My God, right within reach there were dinosaurs and planets and presidents and girl detectives!
I’ve never met a popcorn ball I didn’t like.
Becoming a YA author was actually a very lucky accident. When I wrote the ‘Queen of Everything,’ I thought it was a book for adults.
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.
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.
Although I love snow, it messes things up terribly around Seattle, with all of our hills. I worry about my loved ones driving.
‘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.
When you go looking for rescue, you end up trapped in your own weakness.
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.
One of the most constant and sustaining truths of my life has been this: I love the library.