“If there is a magic in story writing, and I am convinced there is, no one has ever been able to reduce it to a recipe that can be passed from one person to another.”–John Steinbeck
- Inside the Last Occupied Apartments of the Chelsea Hotel [THE NEW YORK TIMES STYLE MAGAZINE]
- Reading Beyond the Wall: 7 Acclaimed Books About and From East Germany [LIT HUB]
- Kurt Vonnegut’s Advice for the Impatient Writer [LIT HUB]
- ‘The Movie Musical!’ Is A Symphony In Praise Of The ‘Razzmatazz’ Of The Genre [NPR]
“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
“If you don’t have time to read, you don’t have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that.”-Stephen King
How does that make you feel?
A kicky reminder for you, or the writer in your life.