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Having love and not giving it is just as difficult as not having love and needing it

- Katerina Stoykova Klemer

Being safe doesn't mean you won't be sorry.

- Katerina Stoykova Klemer

Poetry is a connection to a change within you.

- Katerina Stoykova Klemer

The ultimate goal of writing is forgiveness.

- Katerina Stoykova Klemer

Writing to impress others is the surest path to pretentious mediocrity.

- Katerina Stoykova Klemer

Be nice to your children. They may grow up to be writers.

- Katerina Stoykova Klemer

The practice of forgiveness is very much like the practice of meditation. You have to do it often and persist at it in order to be any good.

- Katerina Stoykova Klemer

The Four Stages of Writer’s BlockW.B. Stage I: I want to write but I can’t.W.B. Stage II: I have to write but I can’t. W.B. Stage I: I don’t want to write but I have to.W.B. Stage I: I don’t have time for writing … and, honestly, I don’t feel like writing.

- Katerina Stoykova Klemer

As we change, our writing changes too. You cannot write the same poem twice. And that's a good thing.

- Katerina Stoykova Klemer

Learning to live on less pride has been a great investment in my future.

- Katerina Stoykova Klemer

You focus on telling stories,
we do everything else.