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
From the wonderful site brainpickings. It's great advice not only for writers, but for life in general.
"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