Friday, March 23, 2012

The Strange Life of Writers

"When writing a novel, 

that's pretty much entirely what life turns into: 


'House burned down.


Car stolen. 


Cat exploded. 


Did 1500 easy words, 


so all in all it was a pretty good day." 

- Neil Gaiman




Love this.


And it's so true, right?

8 comments:

  1. Oh that's just epic. (And entirely too true.)

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  2. haha "Cat exploded." That's awesome.

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  3. Image of cat and Christmas tree from National Lampoon is going to be dancing in my head all day! Excellent! And great quote!

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  4. Ha-Ha! We writers DO have strange lives!
    I'm so happy I met you at Writing For Charity, Erin! I love your enthusiasm and friendliness so much. I keep thinking about your book that you did in our critique group and I'm so impressed at what a fantastic story you've written! (and will continue to write in the sequels.) I love your writing voice and everything about your story. I have no doubt people are going to love reading your books in the near future! Wahoo for Erin!
    Oh, and I have to tell you, I love the header on your blog—fantastic!

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  5. I love the quote - and I love Neil Gaiman. He's so different, so original, so awesome! P.S. I left a Sunshine blog award for you over on my site:)

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  6. Wonderful quote! Gave me a good little giggle.

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  7. way to capture it, neil. he has a funny way of doing that.

    thanks for sharing :)

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