October 15th, 2012

rosas

confidence

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"Jack had no desire to write fiction. It meant taking yourself too seriously; there was no denying a novelist was some sort of indefatigable monologist. You had to believe that what you thought was worth saying; you had to possess the confidence to impose yourself on everyone, for hours and hours, even days."

- Edmund White, JACK HOLMES AND HIS FRIEND (Bloomsbury; no Kindle)