If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to...– Happy birthday, Henry David Thoreau (via explore-blog)
Fireworks display gets out of hand!
Power, for the writer….lies in his ability to reveal if only a little bit more...– Ralph Ellison on race, identity, and the civic responsibility of the writer – a rare 1966 interview. (via explore-blog)
Be relentless. All over the world, people are working harder than you.– FSG’s Sarah Manguso’s fantastic advice to young writers, a fine addition to our running archive of great advice. (via explore-blog)