Anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our...– Isaac Asimov
The plain state of being human is dramatic enough for anyone; you don’t...– Nick Hornby; How to Be Good
Only write what you know is very good advice. I do my best to stick to it. I...– Actually, this time I’m quoting me, in my journal: http://journal.neilgaiman.com/2003/03/phrase-only-write-what-you-know-is.asp (via neil-gaiman)
Great Stories Should Come in Great Packages
As much as certain writers and hardcore readers complain about the publishing industry allegedly wanting nothing more than to make money, there is a strong case that can be made for the proper marketing of books. Seriously, ask yourself how many times you have not known about a book, been in a bookstore and judged a book by its cover? It happens. It has happened to me in the past. I’ve never...
Who is Your Favorite Author/s?
Mine are: J.M. Coetzee, Richard Russo, Victor Hugo, David Foster Wallace, Anne Lamott, Francine Prose, John Irving, and others.
The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds; and the...– James Branch Cabell; The Silver Stallion [This, of course, could be circumstantial.]
Get Off Tumblr and Go Read a Book.
I ransack public libraries, and find them full of sunk treasure.– Virginia Woolf