Books, Writing

Writing Tip of the Day: Sebastian Faulks

“I prefer books, ultimately, which are prepared to risk being idealistic than ones which prefer to stay on the safe ground of being critical. It seems a more daring and more interesting thing to do.

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Of course it’s a high-tariff dive, and you risk falling flat on your face and indeed opening yourself up to the sort of people who haven’t taken a step off the safe island,

but there it is, these seem to be more worthwhile books to write.”

– SEBASTIAN FAULKS

Books, Writing

Writing Tip of the Day: Emily Brontë

I have dreamt in my life, dreams that have stayed with me ever after, and changed my ideas;

they have gone through and through me, like wine through water, and altered the color of my mind.

And this is one: I’m going to tell it – but take care not to smile at any part of it.

 

– EMILY BRONTË