Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Quotes of the Week
—James A. Michener
I shall live badly if I do not write, and I shall write badly if I do not live.
Writing is a job, a talent, but it's also the place to go in your head. It is the imaginary friend you drink your tea with in the afternoon.
You look ridiculous if you dance. You look ridiculous if you don’t dance. So you might as well dance.
If today was not a productive day don't beat yourself to death over it. Wake up tomorrow and start from there. Try it. It works. We can't go back. We can only go forward. Let's go!
A writer is a writer not because she writes well and easily, because she has amazing talent, because everything she does is golden. In my view a writer is a writer because even when there is no hope, even when nothing you do shows any sign of promise, you keep writing
My aim is to agitate and disturb people. I'm not selling bread, I'm selling yeast.
—Miguel De Unamuno
The primary duty of literature is to tell the truth about ourselves by telling us lies about people who never existed.