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Diary of an author, waiting. part 20. “Waiting and hoping are the whole of life, and as soon as the dream is realized it is destroyed” — Gian Carlo Menotti. Read a book and cheer up an author today.

Diary of an author, waiting. part 19. But only four more days.

Diary of an author, waiting. part 18. The author is using his collected quotes, on the subject of waiting, at the dinner table  He only has to wait another five days.

Diary of an author, waiting. part 17. “Light thinks it travels faster than anything, but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first and is waiting for it.” — Terry Pratchett In between collecting quotations on the subject of waiting, the author walks around in Read the Rest…

Diary of an author, till the cows come home. part 16. “We only live to discover beauty. All else is a form of waiting.” — Kahlil Gibran  The author passes his days collecting quotes on the subject of waiting. Only seven days till The Fate of the Artist arrives.    Another review here:  http://www.achuka.co.uk/achukareviews/2006/04/the_fate_of_the_artist.html

Diary of an author, waiting. part 15. “It is strange… that the years teach us patience; that the shorter our time, the greater our capacity for waiting.” — Elizabeth Taylor The author checks his calendar. only nine days till his book, The Fate of the Artist comes out. Meanwhile, he reads an interview with his Read the Rest…

Diary of an author, waiting. Part 14 How much of human life is lost in waiting. – Ralph Waldo Emerson The author draws a picture of himself twiddling his thumbs while waiting for his book, The Fate of the Artist, to come out. it occurs to him that until he tried to draw it, he Read the Rest…

April 4, 2006
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Diary of an author, waiting. part 13. While he’s waiting for his book, The Fate of the Artist to find its’ way onto the market, the author receives those little cheer-me-ups from his wife, little quotations and such designed to remind him that he is on the right path and that all will turn out Read the Rest…

Diary of an author, waiting. Part 12 Quotations. I’m not so much a collector of them as a user. When I published a monthly comic I’d always start the letters page with one, and when I had a website I’d put a new one at the top of the home page as often as i Read the Rest…

Diary of an author, waiting. Part 11 Among the flotsam and jetsam of today’s egosurfing, the author comes across a short session filmed at the last San diego con. Or do we say ‘taped’ still? The author has no idea about the technical processes. In fact he can’t figure out how to get a look Read the Rest…