“You must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you.”

— Ray Bradbury

“So much of life, it seems to me, is determined by pure randomness.”

— Sidney Poitier

“I want to write books that unlock the traffic jam in everybodys head.”

— John Updike

“Writing is like prostitution. First you do it for love, and then for a few close friends, and then for money.”

— Moliere

“Creativity is the ability to introduce order into the randomness of nature.”

— Eric Hoffer

“Be yourself. Above all, let who you are, what you are, what you believe, shine through every sentence you write, every piece you finish.”

— John Jakes

“The artists who want to be writers, read the reviews; the artists who want to write, don’t.”

– William Faulkner

“Easy reading is damn hard writing.”

— Nathaniel Hawthorne

“An original writer is not one who imitates nobody, but one whom can nobody can imitate.”


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Highlights from The Phoenix Film Festival 2018

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Hitler banned it; Gandhi loved it: ‘The Story of Ferdinand,’ the book and, now, film

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Fishing Pic Lures Scribe

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Sputnik Monroe Biopic

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