“LA isn’t a walking city, or a subway city, so if someone isn’t in my house or my car we’ll never be together, not even for a moment. And just to be absolutely sure of that, when I leave my car my iPhone escorts me, letting everyone else in the post office know that I’m … Continue reading Miranda July says:
I am beginning to understand the true difference between youth and age. Young people have time to make plans and think of new ideas. Older people need their whole energy to keep up with what's already been set in motion. From Michael Cunningham's A Home at the End of the World
"So many of us believe in perfection, which ruins everything else, because the perfect is not only the enemy of the good; it's also the enemy of the realistic, the possible, and the fun." Rebecca Solnit
"Let the world burn through you. Throw the prism light, white hot, on paper." Ray Bradbury
Keep the drama in the drama. If it's all used up in your life, there's nothing left for the page. #bestlessonlearned You guys tweeted some really great lessons in our Back To School Contest. We chose the one above from @jamierosehere because it's a wonderful reminder, especially for us writers, actors, artists. Expanding on this idea, … Continue reading We’ve got ourselves a winner!
"Nothing is funnier than unhappiness." Samuel Beckett
"The first draft is just you telling yourself the story." Terry Pratchett
"When you wake up, you have this gift of a blank brain. You could fill it with anything. But for most of us, we have this kind of panic. Instead of wondering what should I do, we wonder what did I miss. It’s almost like our unconsciousness is a kind of failure and we can’t believe we’ve … Continue reading Quote of the Day