Thornton P. Knowles On Taking Creative Chances In Fiction

If you don’t have the guts to gamble, to take chances with your creativity, you have no business writing a novel. If you’re not a creative risk-taker, go write a feel-good piece for your local newspaper. You know, how Mable down at the library, for her…

If you don't have the guts to gamble, to take chances with your creativity, you have no business writing a novel. If you're not a creative risk-taker, go write a feel-good piece for your local newspaper. You know, how Mable down at the library, for her three cats, knitted Christmas sweaters featuring tiny bells and images of Santa stuffing his face with a fruit cake. The piece could be called, "Is Santa Diabetic?" Sorry. 

Thornton P. Knowles

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