I met a woman this weekend at the REH Days who...
She participated in several writing conferences with him and in his sessions he had all sorts of toy dinosaurs, robots, and other items he would set up around the room. She also said his wit was quick and a lot of people did not get his dry humor (no surprise there). There were too many things she said to post here, but I wrote a few of them down after our conversation.
It took me fifteen years to discover I had no talent for writing, but I...– Robert Benchley
Unexpected intrusions of beauty. This is what life is.– Saul Bellow; Herzog
I missed everyone here at Tumblr.
I'll be in Cross Plains, Texas for the next three...
Feel free to come see me if you are so inclined! Have a wonderful weekend! Cheers!
I like the unkowns; the Robert E. Howards, the David Foster Wallaces, the...– TBV
Neil Gaiman: Ray Bradbury →
neil-gaiman: This is really raw. I had half an hour in my hotel room this afternoon, so I wrote this as fast as I could for my blog, and then the Guardian asked, so I sent it to the Guardian, and an hour later it was up on their site. It’s an attempt to talk about Ray Bradbury today. It starts… Yesterday…
Solitude gives birth to the original in us, to beauty unfamiliar and perilous -...– Thomas Mann; Death in Venice and Other Tales
Ray Bradbury, 'Fahrenheit 451' author, dead at 91 →
Ray Bradbury, the science fiction fantasy master who transformed his childhood dreams and Cold War fears into telepathic Martians, lovesick sea monsters, and, in uncanny detail, the high-tech, book-burning future of Fahrenheit 451, has died. He was 91. He died Tuesday night, his daughter said Wednesday. Alexandra Bradbury did not have additional details. [Click the link to read the whole story]
Either write something worth reading, or do something worth writing.– Benjamin Franklin