Daily Quotes

I hate people thinking I'm some pretentious fraud.
~ Kate Winslet

I'm like, bursting. I should be working. I don't want to take a break. It's funny, on set, I don't have to go to the bathroom, I don't have anything wrong, I'm perfectly fine, so through-and-through. I'm not hungry. I'm literally not even in my own body.
~ Kristen Stewart

I'm really interested in women, particularly the kind of black woman who has overcome obstacles in her life and transformed.
~ Mickalene Thomas

For me, the most effective cabaret evenings have been some of the most personal ones, where the performer is comfortable enough to simply be themselves.
~ Malcolm Gets

For the fiction students I teach, one of the most common mistakes is to start in the wrong place. Often the actual story doesn't begin until about a third of the way into their narratives. They start off instead with excessive scene-setting, metaphysical speculation, introducing nonessential dramatis personae, throat-clearing, etc.
~ Darin Strauss