"You ought to be able to discover something from your stories. If you don't, probably no one else will."
- Flannery O' Connor
"I recognise that I have made a whole career out of making my anxieties get up and walk around, not only in my own mind, but in the minds of readers."
"To write is to sit in judgement of yourself."
- Henrik Ibsen
Just some thoughts for the day. What are your favourite writing quotes? Can writing be taught? What kind of a writer are you, are you neurotic like Peter Carey (and like me)?