A successful Scottish author has just had a book he wrote 15 years ago – which was rejected – published. The book, Lockdown, is based in a pandemic-impacted London which, along with the rest of the globe, is in lockdown. Just like the world is today. Except back then the publishers laughed and said in…
The measure of artistic merit is the length to which a writer is willing to go in following his own compulsions. ~ John Updike ~
There is no idea so brilliant or original that a sufficiently untalented writer can’t screw it up. ~ Raymond Feist ~ via GIPHY
Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it; Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~
To the composition of novels and romances, nothing is necessary but paper, pens, and ink, with the manual capacity of using them. ~ Henry Fielding ~ *I’m on a writing retreat. Apologies for any delay in replying to your comment.