Of course some of the most profound words are often spoken and written by other writers. Some times it overwhelms me. Other times I just have to share them or obliteration of all my coherent thoughts will dissipate into thin air. That is just one of the curses of being a writer. We are compelled to document even the most inciting incident. Today is one of those mornings.
My inbox brought a prolific seed of wisdom via literary agent Rachael Gardner. Ms. Gardner’s blog posted the article below on her blog. I am sharing it with you. Please visit her website, Rachelle Gardner, Literary Agent. You won’t regret it. Thank me later, enjoy.
Posted: 13 Sep 2012 09:33 PM PDT
“This illustration appears in the New York Times Book Review alongside a review by Christopher Benfey of John Sutherland’s “Lives of the Novelists.” Sutherland’s book profiles a long list of notable writers and the personal events that may or may not have influenced their creative output. I tried to distill the typical experience of a literary icon into nine small panels. I’m certain that many of our great writers have worked in a coal mine and owned a small poodle.”
So my question for you today is, how do you complete the sentence?