“You don’t write because you want to say something, you write because you have something to say.”-F. Scott Fitzgerald
[Intermezzo] It is Finally Autumn. Ecstatic Autumn! is featured on Words for the Weekend’s The Beauty of Air-Vol. 5. I love both the concept and the execution of this blog, and am chuffed to be included-and amongst such fine company, no less.
The Googly Eye Books tumblr is good for a few literary laughs.
The newest issue ofThe Paperbook Collective came out yesterday. It is a wonderful on-line magazine/hard copy ‘zine out of Australia. My short story Beyond the Boneyard Gate is featured on pages forty-one and forty-two. I hope you can take a few minutes to check it, and the rest of the contents, out. It’s well worth your time, I promise!
FUN FACT: I was moved to write this story after seeing, and being thoroughly disturbed by, one of my blogging friend Jennifer’s photos. Her blog of fabulous photography is here.
“Writing a story or a novel is one way of discovering sequence in experience, of stumbling upon cause and effect in the happenings of a writer’s own life.”-Eudora Welty
“You know, they ask me if I were on a desert island and I knew nobody would ever see what I wrote, would I go on writing. My answer is most emphatically yes. I would go on writing for company. Because I’m creating an imaginary–it’s always imaginary–world in which I would like to live.”-William S. Burroughs, in The Paris Review