What I have in common with Hemingway, Flaubert & Dorothy Parker

As a writer, my emotional state seems to vacillate between two settings. Setting 1 is being supremely confident in my own abilities: I know what I'm doing, I'm doing it well, and woooh boy am I ever good at writing things! Setting 2 is being absolutely sure that I'm a talentless hack who shouldn't ever be allowed to string a single sentence… Continue reading What I have in common with Hemingway, Flaubert & Dorothy Parker

Ernest Hemingway, quotes, and an excess of words

"There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed." "Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime." "When writing a novel a writer should create living people; people not characters. A character is a caricature." "There is no friend as loyal… Continue reading Ernest Hemingway, quotes, and an excess of words