“The specific character of despair is precisely this : it is unaware of being despair.” Soren KierkegaardRead More The Dangerous End of Literature
“Our whole being is nothing but a fight against the dark forces within ourselves. To live is to war with trolls in heart and soul. To write is to sit in judgment on oneself.” – Henrik IbsenRead More Confronting The Effects of Creativity and Invention
“Sometimes you are going to be so frustrated you’ll hate the guitar, but all of that is just a part of learning.” – Jimi HendrixRead More Where Good Art Comes From
“I think life is pretty wild; I really want to like the world, but at the same time I have to write about what I see.” – Tom PettyRead More Tom Petty and Literature in Rock and Roll — Part One : Southern Accents
“Were you born to resist or be abused?
I swear I’ll never give in, I refuse.”
– Best of You,
“I write [ ] because there is some lie that I want to expose, some fact to which I want to draw attention, and my initial concern is to get a hearing.” – George OrwellRead More Write Angry