Tag Archives: Faulkner

The Authors William Faulkner Consistently Returned to

Originally posted on Biblioklept:
Unidentified participant: Sir, when you are reading for your own pleasure, which authors do you consistently return to? William Faulkner: The ones I came to love when I was eighteen, nineteen, twenty years old. Moby-Dick, the…

Posted in Literature | Tagged , , , | 7 Comments

“Some Place” (is better than no place at all)

In the rural South, if you are a newbie in town, or just passing through, and pull into a truck stop or Mini-Mart, for however brief a time and however chintzy a purchase, you are sure to be asked a … Continue reading

Posted in Literature, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Until the Last Ding Dong of Doom: Faulkner’s Nobel Acceptance Address Still Speaks Volumes to Us as Writers Today

Ladies and Gentlemen, I feel that this award was not made to me as a man, but to my work – a life’s work in the agony and sweat of the human spirit, not for glory and least of all … Continue reading

Posted in Rants | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Quote of the Week via www.WriterzBlox.net ~ May 17th, 2013

Originally posted on WriterzBlox:
“At one time I thought the most important thing was talent. I think now that — the young man or the young woman must possess or teach himself, train himself, in infinite patience, which is to…

Posted in Rants | Tagged , , | 1 Comment