“Parting is such sweet sorrow… Ain’t nobody got time for that!”
“He who works with his hands is a laborer.
He who works with his hands and his head is a craftsman.
He who works with his hands and his head and his heart is an artist.”
-Francis of Assisi
“Sometimes I write drunk and revise sober, and sometimes I write sober and revise drunk”
-Peter De Vries
“I need a good story.
I need a good book.
The kind that explodes
Off the shelf.
I need some good writing,
Alive and exciting,
To contemplate all by myself.”
“A short story must have a single mood and every sentence must build towards it.”
-Edgar Allen Poe
“Oh my goodness, Rebecca look at her bustle. It’s so large and well padded. She must be one of those French Dandy’s paramours.”
“Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art…It has no survival value; rather is one of those things that give value to survival.”
– C. S. Lewis