Writer’s Platitude for the Weekend

bookstobereturned“Writing is a socially acceptable form of schizophrenia.” So if your readers don’t like your work, rest assured, it’s totally that other guy’s fault.

Original quote (in quotes) by E.L. Doctorow

Photograph “Books to be Returned” by Hash Milhan © 2007 Creative Commons

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2 comments on “Writer’s Platitude for the Weekend

  1. Julia Tomiak says:

    A ha! So that explains the multiple voices in my head. My characters, my critics…

  2. I knew there was a reason for the things my brain does! Hey, by the way, you had a cameo appearance in a dream last night – you were another blogging friend, Lynne Favreau – it was very strange. You had her body, face, mannerisms, etc (which is strange because you two don’t seem to be really much alike), but I said, “Your name wouldn’t happen to be Jeannine Bergers Everett, would it?” when we accidentally met in California at an art performance. Very Twilight Zone.

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