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09 Sep 2010 Leave a Comment
From an interview with Charlie Rose, August 2010.
If you show any promise as a writer in Britain, in London — that’s fine, and people will give you work, and so forth — but you keep feeling all the time you’re having to pass through a series of tests and hoops — “He’s quite promising,” and so forth.
You can die of that kind of encouragement.
Where in America if you are willing to take the chance and say, “Here I am. Try this,” you don’t feel you’re having to go through these stages of evolution; maturing in the cask like a fine old vintage that in the end goes sour before it’s ripe.
15 Jun 2010 Leave a Comment
â€œSome things, however, are true no matter how hard you might try to block them out, and a lie is always a lie, no matter how prettily told. Some doors, once theyâ€™re opened, can never be closed again, just as some trust, once itâ€™s been lost, can never be won back.â€ ~Alice Hoffman