Sunday, September 24, 2023

Quotes of the Week

The purpose of writing is to make your mother and father drop dead with shame.

The whole labor of writing is to make it look like it just came off the top of your head.
--Paddy Chayefsky

I look upon literature as an art, and I practice it as an art. Of course, it is also a vocation, and a trade, and a profession, and all kinds of things; but first it’s an art, and you should practice it as that, I think.

The worst thing you can do is censor yourself as the pencil hits the paper. You must not edit until you get it all on paper. If you can put everything down, stream-of-consciousness, you’ll do yourself a service.

If you want to be a writer, you must do two things above all others: read a lot and write a lot.
--Stephen King

I rewrote the ending of Farewell to Arms, the last page of it, 39 times before I was satisfied ...
--Ernest Hemingway

Whenever you write, whatever you write, never make the mistake of assuming the audience is any less intelligent than you are.
--Rod Serling

Go a little out of your depth, and when you don’t feel that your feet are quite touching the bottom, you’re just about in the right place to do something exciting.
--David Bowie

The very reason I write is so that I might not sleepwalk through my entire life.

The first draft of anything is shit.
--Ernest Hemingway

Friday, September 22, 2023

Capclave: Sept 30th to Oct 1st

 I will be there selling and signing books all weekend.  I  will also be giving a talk on Saturday afternoon: Audio Books for Fun and Profit.

Monday, September 18, 2023

Event: Bluemont Fair

 Had a great day at the Bluemont Fair!

I was there with follow authors: David Keener and S.C. Megale

--Thanks for stopping by and seeing us!