Brad Listi quotes

  • I can only imagine the quiet horror that people must endure when they meet me in person.
    -- Brad Listi

    #People #Quiet #Horror

  • David Cristofanos debut novel captures the essence of the human spirit, and delivers a story that is simultaneously heartwarming and heartbreaking.
    -- Brad Listi

    #Essence #Heartbreaking #Stories

  • Oftentimes, if a writer really gets her hooks into me, I'll want to read interviews, or listen to an interview, or read a literary biography or a memoir of some kind. And doing so almost always deepens my enjoyment of the author and her work.
    -- Brad Listi

    #Want #Biographies #Interviews

  • For writers, so much is done in isolation. It can be easy to feel detached, or to get a little lost along the way.
    -- Brad Listi

    #Done #Littles #Way

  • I feel like it's a good time to be a writer. I'm terminally optimistic. It seems like the publishing industry is in the middle of a big transition, and that the rules of the game are still sorting themselves out.
    -- Brad Listi

    #Optimistic #Games #Transition

  • I can think of plenty of writers whose work I revere and whose lives I know little about.
    -- Brad Listi

    #Thinking #Littles #I Can

  • To do my job well, I have to be a good listener. The listening is so much more important than the talking.
    -- Brad Listi

    #Jobs #Talking #Listening

  • The modern media environment is so overrun with bullshit and static and people trying to sell you stupid crap. It makes you want to bite yourself.
    -- Brad Listi

    #Stupid #Media #People

  • People love honesty. Honesty is medicinal, I think. It makes people feel less lonely in the world.
    -- Brad Listi

    #Lonely #Honesty #Thinking

  • Getting tired of sitting, staring at my computer screen, day after day, where everyone is two-dimensional, reduced to an avatar photo, status updates, or maybe some carefully curated vacation photos. There's something exhausting about that after a while. I found myself wanting to hear voices.
    -- Brad Listi

    #Tired #Vacation #Two

  • I'm a radio nerd. I've loved radio since I was a kid. I'm a huge Howard Stern fan.
    -- Brad Listi

    #Kids #Nerd #Fans

  • Once I get my writing done, then I can turn my attention elsewhere - and not the other way around. The writing has to be the foundation.
    -- Brad Listi

    #Writing #Foundation #Attention

  • I usually work seven days a week and rarely take vacations, which is both lame and unsustainable. I don't mind the idea of writing seven days a week, I suppose. Getting some work done early in the morning. But ideally I would love to take one day a week off.
    -- Brad Listi

    #Morning #Writing #Vacation

  • I have way too much going on, as usual, but fortunately it's all good stuff. I'm not complaining.
    -- Brad Listi

    #Stuff #Too Much #Way