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."


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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