The Art of Tetman Callis

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Those who can, do. Those who can’t, write novels.

June 9th, 2014 · 2 Comments

“Maybe every novelist wants to write poetry first, finds he can’t, and then tries the short story, which is the most demanding form after poetry. And, failing at that, only then does he take up novel writing.” – William Faulkner (interview with Jean Stein in Paris Review)

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  • 1 Averil // Jun 16, 2014 at 6:49 am

    Yep, this is exactly why I write novels. The other stuff is over my head.

  • 2 admin // Jun 17, 2014 at 4:06 am

    It’s all over my head, but I never let that stop me.

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