Your head is a living forest full of song birds. — e.e. cummings (via morigrrl)
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When I was learning how to critique other writers’ stories, one of my biggest lessons was this: Critique the story they wrote, not the story you wish they’d written. — Jodi Meadows (via tristinawright)
Today when I begin writing I’m aware: something that I don’t understand drives this engine. — Donald Hall (via theparisreview)
It’s National Poetry Month! How are you celebrating?
From By Cunning and Craft: Sound Advice and Practical Wisdom for Fiction Writers, by Peter Selgin. Writer’s Digest Books: 2007.
Zadie Smith at the Schomburg Center, 3/19/14
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All your poems are in a sense one poem. — Robert Lowell (via theparisreview)
Some people think in pictures, some in ideas. I think entirely in words. — Evelyn Waugh (via theparisreview)