Friday, August 15, 2008

Logan Pearsall Smith

"Fine writers should split hairs together, and sit side by side, like friendly apes, to pick the fleas from each other’s prose."

Friday, August 01, 2008

Amy Hempel

"Are crop circles supernatural imprints, or the work of human hoaxers? In England, at least, folks have confessed to sneaking into fields to effect these transformations, but I was happier when they remained a mystery. I think writing is like swinging a scythe in the dark and finding in the morning, if you’re lucky and looking from the right angle, a mysterious, well-formed pattern has emerged."