Saturday, November 2, 2013

Wisdom from an unpublished novelist

The lesson I learned today while editing my manuscript:
Genius can’t be rushed. Indeed.
But mediocrity really, really CANNOT be rushed. Like, not at all.


2 comments:

  1. Emily! Where's the rest of this post??? I'm intrigued.

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    1. Oh man, how I wish there was something more to be intrigued about! Nothing though. Just slaving away on another edit and realizing my limitations. I suggest not going to a reading of Alice Munro's work while in the thick of a novel rewrite and a minor emotional breakdown.

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