Neatly Summing Up the Problem with News Today

If I want to knock a story off the front page, I just change my hairstyle.

**Hillary Clinton

The Worst!

Easy reading is damn hard writing.

**Nathaniel Hawthorne

Not Asking Much

The demand that I make of my reader is that he should devote his whole Life to reading my works.

**James Joyce

Or that XXX Team lost a Game, I never knew they were playing

Journalism largely consists of saying ‘Lord Jones is Dead’ to people who never knew that Lord Jones was alive.

**GK Chesterton

In Your Own Words

“Learn as much by writing as by reading.”

**Lord Acton

The Author’s Version of “Your Name in Lights”

“I always tell people that I became a writer, not because I went

to school, but because my mother took me to the library. I

wanted to become a writer so I could see my name in the card


—Sandra Cisneros


Writers, Writers Everywhere, but Not a Word to Say

“I’m writing a book. I’ve got the page numbers done.”

–Steven Wright