November 7, 2011

on the importance of listening to Ernest

thanks, Kristie Cook, for posting this on facebook.

"I write one page of masterpiece to ninety one pages of sh**. I try to put the sh** in the wastebasket." Ernest Hemingway

let's just say i don't feel like i've reached the 1 yet this month. guess i need to finish the 91.


Janna Qualman said...


L'Aussie said...

I love Hemingway's dedication to writing. If we could sweat over each sentence as he did our writing would be much sharper.

Love the Peanuts cartoon strip.


Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

I bet you've written it and just don't know it.

February Grace said...

I'm with Alex on this one- I bet it's already there!