12
July

Thoreau wasn’t referring to photography when he said this but it certainly does apply. His sentiment is echoed by a famous quote of Yousuf Karsh: “Look and think before opening the shutter. The heart and mind are the true lens of the camera.” A camera will capture whatever is in front of it when the shutter is opened. The issue is not what the camera is pointing at. This issue is what the photographer sees.

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15
October

Don’t Give Up …

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June

I think this is true for many writers …

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19
March

“I hate writing, I love having written.” ― Dorothy Parker

Dorothy Parker

Dorothy Parker



For me, this is often so true …

“I hate writing, I love having written.” ― Dorothy Parker

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13
January

“Suspect each moment, for it is a thief, tiptoeing away with more than it brings.” – A Month of Sundays, John Updike

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July

“Literature is a textually transmitted disease, normally contracted in childhood.” – Jane Yolen

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April

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22
March

“We should never fall in love with our words so much that we can’t bear to cut them out from our work.” – Sannel Larson

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13
March

Sylvia Plath on “Creativity”

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28
January

“Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.” – Langston Hughes

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