To Be or Not To Be

You may wonder about the secret, or not-so-secret, motivations that drive writers.

Paperback Writer by Marxchivist

Personally, I always thought most of it lay in validation: for one’s story-telling skills, if not for all the self-inflicted pain that most authors suffer at the cold, callous, invisible grip of the keyboard.writer's teeth by FrizzText

However, having read the quote below, I may rethink.

MS1946_1969_SBN by dunknginaQuoth Peter DeVries: “”My secret ambition is to sell a million copies of every book, and then also have a small, select cult of aficionados who look down on my mass audience.”

One usually leads to the other, no?Women writers and ambition. by crossedfingers


~ by rfgainey on January 17, 2009.

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