Words of Note

April 30, 2013 § Leave a comment

Neil Gaiman’s convocation address to The University of the Arts.

“First of all: When you start out on a career in the arts you have no idea what you are doing.

This is great. People who know what they are doing know the rules, and know what is possible and impossible. You do not. And you should not. The rules on what is possible and impossible in the arts were made by people who had not tested the bounds of the possible by going beyond them. And you can” -Neil Gaiman

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April 8, 2013 § Leave a comment

What Roger Ebert knew about writing.Thumbs Up!

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April 2, 2013 § Leave a comment

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Words of Note

March 27, 2013 § Leave a comment

Modern English, especially written English, is full of bad habits that spread by imitation and that can be avoided if one is willing to take the necessary trouble –George Orwell

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Illustration of Steven Jobs by Matthew Phelan (2009)

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March 13, 2013 § Leave a comment

The average pencil is seven inches long with just a half-inch eraser–in case you thought optimism was dead- Robert Brault

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