“I will not be “famous,” “great.” I will go on adventuring, changing, opening my mind and my eyes, refusing to be stamped and stereotyped. The thing is to free one’s self: to let it find its dimensions, not be impeded.”–Virginia Woolf
Hi all! My apologies for the lack of recent posts. We moved into a new apartment two weeks ago, and have been working overtime to settle into the new place. Everything should be back to normal on the blog very soon.
Until then, enjoy this photo of the late Irish writer Maeve Brennan.
“The best work that anybody ever writes is the work that is on the verge of embarrassing him, always.”–Arthur Miller
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“Dialogue in fiction should be reserved for the culminating moments and regarded as the spray into which the great wave of narrative breaks in curving toward the watcher on the shore.”–Edith Wharton
Vernon Lee (Violet Paget) by John Singer Sargent, 1889:
Happy St. Patrick’s Day!
“You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.”–George Bernard Shaw (Back to Methuselah)