Janet Burroway Quotes

Janet Burroway Quotes: What matters is not publication or success (success is bad for your prose) but the practice of the imaginative act. Our damaged values depend on it.
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Janet Burroway Quote: Part of the trouble is that I've never properly understood that some disasters accumulate, that they don't all land like a child out of an apple tree.
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Quotes about Janet Burroway: If character is the foreground of fiction, setting is the background, and as in a painting's composition, the foreground may be in harmony or in conflict with the background.
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Quote about Janet Burroway: The mystique and the false glamour of the writing profession grow partly out of a mistaken belief that people who can express profound ideas and emotions have ideas and emotions more profound than the rest of us. It isn't so. The ability to express is a special gift with a special craft to support it and is spread fairly equally among the profound, the shallow, and the mediocre.
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Janet Burroway Sayings: In literature only trouble is interesting. It takes trouble to turn the great themes of life into a story: birth, love, sex, work, and death.
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Janet Burroway Saying: In Literature, only trouble is interesting.
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