if you’re going to try, go all the way. otherwise, don’t even start. if you’re going to try, go all the way. this could mean losing girlfriends, wives, relatives, jobs and maybe your mind. go all the way. it could mean not eating for 3 or 4 days. it could mean freezing on a park […]
Writing advice from a prolific orange. “Writin’ a book. Uh. It’s not that ‘ard.” Karl Pilkington, host of An Idiot Abroad and The Moaning of Life, shares insights on the writing life and moans about word count.
“Imagination is a force that can actually manifest a reality.” – James Cameron
“All rising to a great place is by a winding stair.” – Abraham Lincoln Some days, the winding stair can seem grueling. The top can seem unreachable. Happiness can seem unattainable. But notice, Lincoln did not say “a happy place”. He said, “a great place”. Personal fulfillment is secondary. A man like Lincoln—a great man, and a man of […]
“I have made three rules of writing for myself that are absolutes: Never take advice. Never show or discuss a work in progress. Never answer a critic.” – Raymond Chandler
“Don’t loaf and invite inspiration; light out after it with a club, and if you don’t get it you will nonetheless get something that looks remarkably like it.” – Jack London
“A writer who waits for ideal conditions under which to work will die without putting a word on paper.” – E.B. White