Literary Word Count Infographic: http://shortlist.com/entertainment/books/literary-word-count-infographic
Brainstorming for class
and finished The Water to be sent off to get a snazzy cover courtesy of Monica Brennan!
"The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart."
So we’re having this competition at work
and I’m pretty sure people are ballet stuffing to make sure their idiot ideas win. So that’s a thing that I’m dealing with in the professional world today.
"Despite my best efforts I’m pretty sure I’m the asshole of my family."
"Treat all your secondary characters like they think the book’s about them."
There is nothing quite like
getting rocked to sleep by the sound of your upstairs neighbors sewage getting flushed through the pipe running through the wall right by your bed.
"Attempting to create clarity out of chaos"
"There is no reality
except the one contained within us.
That is why so many people
live such an unreal life.
They take the images
outside of them for reality
and never allow the world within
to assert itself."
"There is no greater curse to put on a writer than to say they sound like someone else."
"Would that I could split in two just to spend one night with you. One for you and one for him forever wrapped in sin."
I have lost the will to think critically today.