Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Two good quotes

I'll let them speak for themselves:

When I look at all the writers who have won coveted prizes and all the filmmakers and artists who have had success, what I notice is that they are the ones who actually filled out the applications for fellowships and sent their work around for critique and rejection; they are the ones who locked themselves in rooms and worked at it; they are the ones who did what was required; they are the ones who allowed themselves to be beginners and to begin at the beginning and do the next obvious thing.
~Cary Tennis of

"Decide what you want, decide what you are willing to exchange for it. Establish your priorities and go to work." -- H. L. Hunt Best Blogger Tips

1 comment:

A page of rain said...

Good, motivating quotes, I especially liked the first one. I find it comforting to remember that becoming a successful writer is as much about being organised, disciplined and sending off the submissions as it is about talent. It seems easier that way somehow.

There was an error in this gadget