“The most beautiful things are those that madness prompts and reason writes.”
“What is your advice to young writers?”
“Drink, fuck and smoke plenty of cigarettes.” – Charles Bukowski
I dedicate this post to my current Californication-Netflix-binge.
“Books aren’t written, they’re rewritten. Including your own. It is one of the hardest things to accept, especially after the seventh rewrite hasn’t quite done it.”
– Michael Crichton
Happy New Year, Night Owls!
“A writer is a writer not because she writes well and easily, because she has amazing talent, or because everything she does is golden. 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 anyway.” – Junot Diaz
“It took me fifteen years to discover I had no talent for writing, but I couldn’t give it up because by then I was too famous.” – Robert Benchley
“Finishing a book is just like you took a child out in the back yard and shot it.” – Truman Capote
“Let the world burn through you. Throw the prism light, white hot, on paper.” – Ray Bradbury