Sunday Quote heeds the captain of the ship

Posted by on Feb 4, 2018 in Blog, Quote | 0 comments

“There’s luck in art. And then there’s the gift. You can’t earn that. But you can learn skill, you can earn it. You can learn to deserve your gift.”
~ Ursula K. le Guin, Steering the Craft

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Sunday Quote doesn’t adapt well

Posted by on Jan 28, 2018 in Blog, Quote | 0 comments

“When you write, you want fame, fortune and personal satisfaction. You want to write what you want to write and feel it’s good, and you want this to go on for hundreds of years. You’re not likely ever to get all these things, and you’re not likely to give up writing and commit suicide if you don’t, but that is — and should be — your goal. Anything else is kind of piddling.”
~ Dashiell Hammett

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Sunday Quote is Cold

Posted by on Jan 21, 2018 in Blog, Quote | 0 comments

“Books are like mirrors: if a fool looks in, you cannot expect a genius to look out.”
~ J.K. Rowling

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Sunday Quote had a Birthday Yesterday

Posted by on Jan 14, 2018 in Blog, Quote | 2 comments

“Many people, myself among them, feel better at the mere sight of a book.”
~ Jane Smiley, Thirteen Ways of Looking at the Novel

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Sunday Quote says Here’s Hoping for a Year Without an Apocalypse

Posted by on Jan 7, 2018 in Blog, Quote | 0 comments

“After many years, to start a story still scares me to death.”
~ John Steinbeck

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Sunday Quote looks to TR for advice for 2018

Posted by on Dec 31, 2017 in Blog, Quote | 0 comments

“It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.”
~ Theodore Roosevelt

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