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Auden on Austen

There is one other author in my pack: For some time I debated which to write to. Which would be least likely to send my letter back? But I decided I’d give a fright to Jane Austen if I wrote when I had no right to, and share in her contempt the dreadful fates Of Crawford, […]

Everyone’s a looney

What I reckon: is everyone’s a loony. However normal anyone seems, deep down inside they’re actually mental, every single person in the world and the whole of your life you have to learn not to seem mental to other people, who are all mental, too. Deep down you speak this different language — you talk […]

21 Harsh But Eye-Opening Writing Tips From Great Authors

Shakespeare’s love and insults

A collection of Shakespeare’s love quotes and insults. Fun.

I am a drinker with writing problems. Brendan Behan

I have made this letter longer, because I have not had the time to make it shorter. Blaise Pascal

It is all a matter of quantity

Originally posted on Ramzi Suleiman:
It is all a matter of quantity. It is for first and foremost a matter of quantities. Examples are abundant. An engine will not ignite if its battery power drops below a certain voltage. A spaceship will not reach its orbit if does not carry the minimum amount of fuel…


To send a letter is a good way to go somewhere without moving anything but your heart. Phyllis Theroux  


There is creative reading as well as creative writing. Ralph Waldo Emerson


Writing is a struggle against silence. Carlos Fuentes


Writing is a struggle against silence. Carlos Fuentes