Dare to Read

October 27, 2011

The Truth About Fiction

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“The truth, the real truth, isn’t told in news reports, but in fiction.” Martin Fletcher, journalist.

October 24, 2011

One More Rejection

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by Carmen Ferreiro-Esteban



Another rejection has come my way.

It should get easier each time, but somehow it doesn’t. So I was glad to find this quote from the French writer André Maurois in the wonderful blog of Cheryl Klein, senior editor at Arthur A. Levine Books. (http://www.cherylklein.com/id6.html)

“In literature, as in love, we are astonished at what is chosen by others.” — André Maurois

Or not chosen, I may add.

Maybe next time I’ll have better news.

Fingers crossed.







April 13, 2011

Quote of the Day

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“Between melting and freezing / the soul’s sap quivers.” T.S. Eliot

January 26, 2011

Words for Writers to Live by

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“Just write your heart out. I promise you that’s what matters. I would much, much rather find a great, unusual, distinctive book by a phobic writer covered in oozing sores who lives in a closet than a decent but not amazingly original book by the world’s best promoter. I could sell the former a lot better, too.” Elizabeth Law, Publisher, Egmont USA
as posted in the wonderful blog: http://shrinkingvioletpromotions.blogspot.com/