April 10, 2014
"Despite my ghoulish reputation, I have the heart of a small boy. I keep it in a jar on my desk."

Robert Bloch


April 1, 2014
"For, when all else is done, only words remain. Words endure."

— Kate Mosse

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March 31, 2014
"I am aware of being in a beautiful prison, from which I can only escape by writing."


Anais Nin

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March 29, 2014
"One of the things that draws writers to writing is that they can get things right that they got wrong in real life by writing about them."

— Tobias Wolff

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March 17, 2014
"Truth uncompromisingly told will always have its jagged edges."

—     Herman Melville, "Billy Budd"

March 12, 2014
"I can’t write without a reader. It’s precisely like a kiss—you can’t do it alone."

—    John Cheever

March 9, 2014
"It is sad to miss things you never had."

— KR

March 5, 2014
"Writing is a socially acceptable form of getting naked in public."

—    Paulo Coelho

March 1, 2014
"There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for."

—    Albert Camus

February 27, 2014
"A writer out of loneliness is trying to communicate like a distant star sending signals. He isn’t telling or teaching or ordering. Rather he seeks to establish a relationship of meaning, of feeling, of observing. We are lonesome animals. We spend all life trying to be less lonesome."

—    JOHN STEINBECK

February 12, 2014
"Some people think holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it is letting go."

—      Herman Hesse

February 11, 2014
"It’s amazing how a little tomorrow can make up for a whole lot of yesterday."

—    John Guare

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February 10, 2014
"Beautiful things don’t ask for attention."

—   James Thurber

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February 9, 2014
"It is awfully easy to be hard-boiled about everything in the daytime, but at night it is another thing."

—  Ernest Hemingway
The Sun Also Rises

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February 4, 2014
"Society is like a stew. If you don’t stir it up every once in a while then a layer of scum floats to the top."

—  Edward Abbey 

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