Monday, December 14, 2009

Literary truths: Hemingway

"Call me Pappy."

“I write one page of masterpiece to ninety one pages of shit,” Hemingway confided to F. Scott Fitzgerald in 1934. “I try to put the shit in the wastebasket.”

10 comments:

Stephanie said...

Great quote!

The Daily Connoisseur said...

I suppose I should probably do the same...

trishie said...

Love this quote!

Penny said...

Ha! Awesome:)

Jesse Aizenstat said...

No kidding. I'm working on my first book as well.

Raj said...

dreadfully true.

savvycityfarmer said...

my wastebasket is full!

Kim said...

such a great and true quote.

Andi said...

Love it!

Amanda said...

I love this!

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