Ernest Hemingway’s 20 Quotes on Writing

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1. “In order to write about life first you must live it.”

2. “The most essential gift for a good writer is a built-in, shockproof, shit detector.”

3. “It’s none of their business that you have to learn how to write. Let them think you were born that way.”

4. “I would stand and look out over the roofs of Paris and think, “Do not worry. You have always written before and you will write now. All you have to do is write one true sentence. Write the truest sentence that you know.”

5. “There is no rule on how to write. Sometimes it comes easily and perfectly; sometimes it’s like Continue reading “Ernest Hemingway’s 20 Quotes on Writing”

Ted quit Architecture and joined the Liberal Arts

I work in a fast-food chain. Because I can’t find employment. Because Liberal Arts is a pathway to unemployment. Now you get it? You’r welcome.

A movie that loves books can’t be all that bad. Liberal Arts has an aura if you will; you can’t smell the book pages, but you kind of do.

Jesse (Josh Radnor)is a newly single 35 year old who describes New York City as the greatest city in the world. He then walks around with his head stuffed in a book. In a laundry room he leaves both his bag of dirty clothes and his book unattended for a few seconds and his clothes are stolen. Not the book.

The call from his mentor inviting him to his old campus in Ohio is more than welcome. He smiles upon the chance to drive down memory lane and test that old Golden Age syndrome.

He rekindles his friendship with Peter (Richard Jenkins), and we quickly understand why they formed a bond during the time shared in class. I felt a certain privilege being in the loop with Jenkins character, knowing certain things that were not shared with others, and I imagine Jesse would have felt it too.

Peter introduces him to Zibby, a 19 year old. The close-up of his reaction upon seeing her hints at what’s going to happen. Continue reading “Ted quit Architecture and joined the Liberal Arts”