Samuel Beckett on Writing

“Fail, fail again, fail better.”  Some days, I do feel like I’m failing.  How about you?IMG_0266

Maya Angelou on Creativity

“You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.’ Maya Angelou.

What do you think of this?IMG_9515

Less Than Two Weeks Left to Submit to Silkworm

There is less than two weeks left to submit your three poems to Silkworm Literary Journal. The theme of this year’s issue is “luck” and it closes on March 17.  For submission guidelines, go to FlorencePoets. Com. Silkworm10 web

Marcel Duchamp on Creativity

“The creative act is not performed by the artist alone; the spectator brings the work in contact with the external world by deciphering and interpreting its inner qualifications and thus adds his contribution to the creative act.”

Marcel Duchamp

An interesting way to look at the reader.IMG_0264 (1)

“Why You Should Aim for 100 Rejections a Year,” by Kim Liao

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Has anyone read this article?  Followed this advice?  It seems at first odd, but the focus on rejections seems to take the sting out of the submission process, focusing on rejections rather than acceptances.   I haven’t done this, but wonder if people have read this or have sage advice on rejections.