Quotes from our Authors
"A vacuum is a hell of a lot better than some of the stuff that nature replaces it with."
"Life is a moderately good play with a badly written third act."
"I cannot and will not cut my conscience to fit this year's fashions."
"She wanted something to happen - something, anything: she did not know what."
-Kate Chopin -
"It never crossed my mind when I began writing fiction that I could write about anything except life in the South."
-Robert Penn Warren-
"Sacrifice time; put a lot of time in your work, If you are a writer, read good writers whether they are white or black, Chinese, Russian, or writers from mars or wherever. Read the best to see how they do things, because any good writers can help you..."
-Ernest J. Gaines-
" My writing reflects the world I live in that's all. One doesn't sit down and say 'Lets see , Ill write a story about a white woman today. And tomorrow I'll write a story about a black man. IM interested in people. but not as representatives of race. I see people first. I do stories first
-Shirley Ann Grau-
"I was always a funny kid...but in the 5th grade, my teacher actually laughed at a funny poem that wrote. I think in that moment that I knew my humor would be valuable to me."