“I’ve fallen in love or imagine I have; went to a party and lost my head. Bought a horse which I don’t need at all.” —Leo Tolstoy, January 25, 1851
You know, when you’re making a sandwich for yourself you don’t think about loneliness so much. But when you cook spaghetti, it’s different
, a Twitter feed specializing in Haruki Murakami quotes about spaghetti. It had to be done.
Run into a fire to save books. Don’t be afraid.
Not sure how it works, but it works. Type in an author you like, discover simliar authors.
Give a look. So clean. Buy a book.
Interviewer: How much rewriting do you do?
Hemingway: It depends. I rewrote the ending of Farewell to Arms, the last page of it, 39 times before I was satisfied.
Interviewer: Was there some technical problem there? What was it that had stumped you?
Hemingway: Getting the words right.
From the Paris Review interviews, 1958, http://www.theparisreview.org/interviews/4825/the-art-of-fiction-no-21-ernest-hemingway
A flash fiction satire. Not satirical enough.
Ugly Duckling Presse is putting many of chapbooks they’ve published over the last few years online. Peruse at your leisure, because now they’re available forever. My chapbooks always seem to fall behind dressers and desks.
DIY journalism at its finest. Make your own damn news.
Because, let’s face it, these dudes can write. Jonathan Franzen and Lev Grossman (author of The Magician and The Magician King) hold court at the Bass Concert Hall on October 14th. You’d do well to attend.