Wednesday, June 29, 2016

 Samuel Beckett used to drive his neighbor, Andrea the Giant, to school every day.

Saturday, June 25, 2016

 I don't give a damn for a man that can only spell a word one way.” — Mark Twain

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Emily Dickinson wrote over 1,800 poems. Only seven were published in her lifetime, all without her consent.

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

If you don't feel like you are writing somewhat over your head, why do it? If you don't have some doubt of your authority to tell this story, then you are not trying to tell enough.” — John Irving

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

“I am faced with a stark choice between being a bad correspondent and being a good novelist.” — Neal Stephenson

Monday, June 13, 2016

“Good writing is supposed to evoke sensation in the reader—not the fact that it is raining, but the feeling of being rained upon.” — E.L. Doctorow

Sunday, June 12, 2016

“I love being a writer. What I can't stand is the paperwork.” — Peter De Vries

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

“Every author, as far as he is great and at the same time original, has had the task of creating the taste by which he is to be enjoyed.” — William Wordsworth


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