The half-whacked preacher, is speaking the unspeakable of a lewd and lascivious nature.
I write differently from what I speak, I speak differently from what I think, I think differently from the way I ought to think, and so it all proceeds into deepest darkness. ~ Franz Kafka
Caught stealing his neighbor’s newspaper, he declared depraved indifference.
“If there’s a book that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it.” ~ Toni Morrison, 88 y/o – Author, Nobel Laureate
Easy reading is damn hard writing. But if it’s right, It’s easy. It’s the other way around, too. If it’s slovenly written, then it’s hard to read. It doesn’t give the reader what the careful writer can give the reader. ~ Maya Angelou
Pedestrians ignoring the street corner preacher.
“PD James, Queen of Detective Fiction: Interview.” Interview with Jake Kerridge, http://www.telegragph.co.uk, Seotember 26, 2009 Born: August 3, 1920 – Died: November 27, 2014
Mr Positive debates Mr Negative. Egos clash. Neither comes out a winner. Both egos deflated.
Trekking with the numerous lost souls. The journey continues on.
“Read, read, read. Read everything — trash, classics, good and bad, and see how they do it. Just like a carpenter who works as an apprentice and studies the master. Read! You’ll absorb it. Then write. If it’s good, you’ll find out. If it’s not, throw it out of the window.” ~ William Faulkner, Born: […]
Traveling the infinite highway to freedom.
people on the stoops watching the passersby hydrants open spraying cool water on the neighborhood kids ice cream truck has arrived people lining up to buy and enjoy an ice cream or something cold to drink to hot cook inside so pizza and sandwiches are the meals for the hungry the ones without a/c suffer […]
All ye caffeine junkies, drink up, and get wired.
Chasing the American dream. Its elusive.
Conversing with unicorns and glow worms.
During his morning stroll, the elderly man is curious, as to how many bricks did they use in making the one block long sidewalk. Maybe one day, he will find the answer, by the tedious task of counting the red rectangular blocks of clay.
Watching a mysterious mystery which in turn is a total mystery to figure out as its a complete and ultimate mystery to seek answers to the mystery of all mysteries
Write using the right words and then it will look and read right.
No coffee, her day is doomed.
writing a post even a so-called simple one is not as easy as it seems
Flailing about. Yelling loudly. Hot tempered.
Conversing in the hallway, aka the neutral zone.
can’t seem to string the perfect sentence no sense in parsing it
“Always read with a pen in your hands, not beside you on the table, but actually in your hand, ready, armed … Put a question mark by everything you find suspect. Underline anything you really appreciate. Feel free to write ‘splendid,’ but also, ‘I don’t believe a word of it.’ And even ‘bullshit.’” ~ Tim […]
“The unread story is not a story; it is little black marks on wood pulp. The reader, reading it, makes it live: a live thing, a story.” ~ Ursula K. Le Guin, Author – Born: October 21, 1929
William Zinsser – American writer, editor, literary critic, and teacher 1922-2005
“Why don’t you write books people can read?” – Nora Joyce to her husband James (1882-1941)
Carolyn Janice Cherry Pen Name: C. J. Cherryr, American writer of speculative fiction.
The winds they are a blowing’.
Stephen Sondheim, Composer, Born: March 22, 1930
Friedrich Schlegel, German Poet – 1772-1829 (age 56)
Horace, Ancient Roman Poet
Source note: Johnsonian Misellanies (1966 edition)
“I think a writer’s job is to provoke questions. I like to think that if someone’s read a book of mine, they’ve had – I don’t know what – the literary equivalent of a shower. Something that would start them thinking in a slightly different way perhaps. That’s what I think writers are for. This […]
“The mind of a writer can be a truly terrifying thing. Isolated, neurotic, caffeine-addled, crippled by procrastination, consumed by feelings of panic, self-loathing, and soul-crushing inadequacy. And that’s on a good day.” ~ Robert De Niro
Basking in the sun, eating pretzels.
Surrounded by sharks. No way out.
“I spent my entire youth writing slowly with revisions and endless rehashing speculation and deleting and got so I was writing one sentence a day and the sentence had no FEELING. Goddamn it, FEELING is what I like in art, not CRAFTINESS and the hiding of feelings.” ~ Jack Kerouac
He’s known as the ‘why’ man, for he is always asking the why of everything.
A head filled with scatterbrain ideas.
Writing something. Anything. People will love reading it.
Eating cheese. Lots of cheese, as in Cheddar cheese. Yummy. Woke up in the morning, constipated. Not a good way to start off the day.
Passing time. Chewing gum. Blowing bubbles.
Sweeping the detritus off the sidewalk.
Took a walk on the tame side, not the wild one.
When Jimmy Jon is talking to anyone, he has a bad habit of squeezing the numerous zits, that cover his face and body. A dermatologist would have a field day trying to clean up the mess.
Elliott always walks backwards, because he wants to make sure that he didn’t miss anything. He believes in seeing and living in the past tense. He says that will never change.
He’s her tall drink of water.
Easy reading is damn hard writing. But if it’s right, it’s easy. It’s the other way around, too. If it’s slovenly written, then it’s hard to read. It doesn’t give the reader what the careful writer can give the reader. -Maya Angelou
Jim is having a wonderful conversation with the bathroom mirror.
A short story must have a single mood and every sentence must build towards it. -Edgar Allan Poe
Writing is not life, but I think that sometimes it can be a way back to life. -Stephen King
I write differently from what I speak, I speak differently from what I think, I think differently from the way I ought to think, and so it all proceeds into deepest darkness. ~Franz Kafka
As she was leaving, he said to her, “naked or clothed, I still love you, and that will never change.”
“Increase your word power. Words are the raw material of our craft. The greater your vocabulary the more effective your writing. We who write in English are fortunate to have the richest and most versatile language in the world. Respect it.” – P. D. James
“Every writer I know has trouble writing.” – Joseph Heller
She’s savoring the all around beauty, of the numerous wild flowers.
She lives in a household full of mad, whacked-out people.
Living the life of a nomad.
Her Sunday breakfast special, soupy pancakes.
“Read, read, read. Read everything — trash, classics, good and bad, and see how they do it. Just like a carpenter who works as an apprentice and studies the master. Read! You’ll absorb it. Then write. If it’s good, you’ll find out. If it’s not, throw it out of the window.” – William Faulkner
The daily daydreamers bus has arrived.
“Put down the pen someone else gave you. No one ever drafted a life worth living on borrowed ink.” – Jack Kerouac
Willie and Wilma are at the kitchen table, drinking day-old brewed coffee, and both are wondering why it tastes like shit.
She’s basking in the fake sun, reading fake news, and working on her fake tan.
Delusional thoughts, warped ideas, a mind full of fabrications and he believes, that whatever he says is the truth, when he damn well knows they are lies, bullshit, etc., etc….
She knew the weather is bad, but she was determined to venture out to the bodega, to get milk, as she had none left. Bundled up, she encountered white out conditions, and soon enough, she got disoriented, and didn’t know where she was. The next morning her son woke up, and his mother was not […]
Agnes, the goddess of children’s story telling.
One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up. -Arthur Koestler
he awoke around 2:00 am and he couldn’t get back to sleep he decided to thrown on some clothes and take a walk the air was warm and it made him feel good ambling on down the street he sees two women in black heels totally naked standing at the corner as he approached they […]
Sam was in his glory, as the woman behind the counter, gave him a bag of day old muffins and doughnuts. She also filled his thermos with fresh brewed coffee. Sam is homeless, and has no job. He forages in the dumpsters for returnable cans and bottles, which keeps him busy. Now he is thankful […]
And by the way, everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt. -Sylvia Plath (1932-1963)
Walking down the street, there was a sign in the window, Opening Soon! A different kind of restaurant. The name: Bring Your Own Food And Drinks Restaurant. We prepare and cook it. No waiters, waitresses and bus boys. Plus, the patrons wash the plates, cutlery, etc. Cost of doing business, is negotiable. The future of […]
Using the feather duster to sweep the floors. It’s going to be a while.
Not a good day, to deal with the village idiot. He is really, really out to lunch.
He spouts off so much bullshit, he has a shovel and bucket, to clean up his crap.
Flapping her lips. Not making sense.
She said, your hearing me, but not listening. He said, oh.
Made a fresh pot of coffee, and she never showed up.