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:

Bonjour Madame said...

Great quote!

The Daily Connoisseur said...

I suppose I should probably do the same...

trishiekoh said...

Love this quote!

Penny said...

Ha! Awesome:)

Abu Guerrilla said...

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

Raj said...

dreadfully true.

cityfarmer said...

my wastebasket is full!

Kim said...

such a great and true quote.

Amber said...

Love it!

The Jazzy Olive said...

I love this!

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