Anne Stuart: "Don't Abuse the Muse"


Over on her "Blah Blog", author Alison Kent has the coolest quote from NY Times bestselling author (and industry legend) Anne Stuart, one so wise I had to share it for your Sunday quote:


"My New Year's resolution is to focus on the book and forget all the crap that surrounds the writing business. To lose myself in a story, and not give a damn if it makes any lists, has a good sell-through, gets glowing reviews on Amazon, pleases my editors, hell, even pleases my readers. I want to love what I'm writing so much that none of the rest of it matters, and if I don't, I won't write it. Life's too short to abuse the muse."


Thanks for the sensible advice, Anne. Love your books, too - dearly.

Comments

Suzan Harden said…
Smart lady. VERY smart lady.
Joni Rodgers said…
A good way to punctuate BEA weekend.

And I hope you're blazing on that new idea, Colleen! Go girl go!

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