Just wrote my 18,166th word in my novel, GANI & SEAN. May I say that I am tired? But, I am also having so much fun.
Today, I’ve written over 2500 words on GANI & SEAN, my latest novel ( in process ). I’m having more fun than I thought I would this April. Inside, my hands are upright and I’m waving them around and my feet are jumping in place, even though I am securely seated on my living room couch, laptop in lap, hands on keyboard.
Here’s to the written word and the unfathomable imaginings of my mind!
“A book is a version of the world. If you do not like it, ignore it; or offer your own version in return.”
— Salman Rushdie
I wonder how many readers does a book need to keep it from being dumb? [ See quote from Umberto Eco ]…
At my fav cosmetologist ( who cuts my hair like no other ever has ) I ask how she likes IN THE SEVENTH DAY which she purchased from me several months ago.
“Oh,” she says, “Remember that I loaned it to another gal? Well, she’s loaned it to someone else now. She started to tell me all about it, but I told her not to.”
My novel is in circulation!
“When people say there is too much violence in my books, what they are saying is there is too much reality in life.”
— Joyce Carol Oates
“I’m halfway through your novel; it’s tough to read, not because it’s not well-written, but — “
I know of what he speaks — the evil of my main character!
“There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them.”
– Ray Bradbury
Five more copies of IN THE SEVENTH DAY arrived today!