Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Quotes of the Week
The more you read, the less apt you are to make a fool of yourself with your pen or word processor.
Remember we are mortal, but poetry is not.
I cannot sleep unless I am surrounded by books.
—Jorge Luis Borges
Half my life is an act of revision.
If your book doesn't keep you up nights writing it, it won't keep anyone up nights reading it.
—James A. Michener
Get it down. Take chances. It may be bad, but it’s the only way you can write anything good.
Find the key emotion; this may be all you need to know to find your short story.
—F. Scott Fitzgerald