The Art of Tetman Callis

Some of the stories and poems may be inappropriate for persons under 16

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Hold the fame, just hand over the fortune

April 29th, 2013 · No Comments

“It is possible to find fame at the wrong time. The gods get distracted and send their gifts too late or too soon. If fame comes when we still need it too much, that shining light of acceptance every artist dreams of and chases after, then fame can destroy us. If we still believe it […]

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Do a full-body fake

April 29th, 2013 · No Comments

“What sounds fresh today will stink rotten tomorrow. As a writer you must make a choice: try to catch up with the slang or create your own language that will be fresh and alive always, even after you pass.” – Mikhail Shishkin (interviewed by Jessa Crispin in “Sifting the Desperate Lies from the Truth”) Share […]

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