Story Writers quotes

  • I love the necessary ambiguity of short stories - there simply isn't time to render every detail, so much of the story that orbits the literal prose must happen in the reader's imagination. Who knows, maybe the dwindling attention spans means a lucrative future for short story writers.
    -- Matthew Healy

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  • Tom Kealey might be my favorite short story writer and this astonishing collection is long overdue.
    -- Stephen Elliott

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  • I have learned that failure is a part of success; it's part of the learning curve. Sometimes you have to walk that road to achieve big things.

  • Many of us think that compassion drains us, but I promise you it is something that truly enlivens us.

  • [Brion calls his working relationship with West a natural fit.] His knowledge and understanding of records across the board is great, ... That's the reason why we got along: We don't see music as something that happens in one genre.

  • Just like those other black holes from outer space, Hollywood is postmodern to this extent: it has no center, only a spreading dead zone of exhaustion, inertia, and brilliant decay.

  • Holy Scripture is so exalted that there is no one in the world ... wise enough to understand it so fully that his intellect is not overcome by it. Nevertheless, man can stammer something about it.

  • The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness

  • Daymark asks the right question. So we get it right the first time. We didn't want to overbuy or underbuy. They understood our business and our data. Daymark knew exactly which models we should order - not too much, not too little.

  • Everything, including that which happens in our brains, depends on these and only on these: A set of fixed, deterministic laws.

  • Imagination They say adults have no imagination. Not true. Just instead of dinosaurs and spaceships, they imagine silence and the new babysitter bent over the coffee table.

  • The working poor in the South are often blamed for their reliance on "traditional" Southern food, while in reality, most are eating the same heavily processed, cheap, convenience foods that the majority of working people eat across the United States.