At the beginning of the year, I had planned on sharing my calendar with you because I love the pictures and the quotes. I think I made it to March and then stopped blogging regularly so this is me catching up:
I wrote my first novel because I wanted to read it.
Reading makes immigrants of us all. It takes us away from home, but more important, it finds homes for us everywhere.
Wear the old coat and buy the new book.
Fiction is like a spider's web, attached ever so lightly perhaps, butstill attached to life at all four corners.
A book must be the ax for the frozen sea within us.
When I only begin to read, I forget I'm on this world. It lifts me on wings with high thoughts. -Anzia Yezierska
There are books in which the footnotes or comments scrawled by some reader's hand in the margin are more interesting than the text. The world is one of these books.
November (because it's so close):
The poem had a social effect of some kind whether or not the poet willl that it have. It has kinetic force, it sets in motion... elements in the reader that would otherwise be stagnant.