We tend to assume that great writers must also be great talkers—that a fluent pen must indicate likewise a fluent tongue. But this is not always the case. Continue reading
If a man comes to the door of poetry untouched by the madness of the Muses, believing that technique alone will make him a good poet, he and his sane compositions never reach perfection, but are utterly eclipsed by the performances of the inspired madman.
Socrates (469-399 B.C.) Continue reading
They who are to be judges must also be performers.
Aristotle (384-322 B.C.) Continue reading