I’m writing a book. I’ve got the page numbers done.
All the ideas in the universe can be described by words. Therefore, if you simply take all the words and rearrange them randomly enough times, you’re bound to hit upon at least a few great ideas eventually. Sausage donkey swallows flying guillotine, my love assembly line.
A good [short story] would take me out of myself and then stuff me back in, outsized, now, and uneasy with the fit.
Have you ever read a quote and then realized that the author probably did not mean the quote the way in which you initially interpreted it? I just did that very thing with this quote … LOL.
“You will never be able to experience everything. So, please, do poetical justice to your soul and simply experience yourself.”—Albert Camus
[Ladies, you might want to keep this one in mind when telling an unwanted guy to eloquently get lost!]