These is my entry this week to Writer’s Quote Wednesday over at SilverThreading hosted by Colleen and by Ron over at Ronovan Writes
So feel free to pop over, participate and have a read…all are welcome.
“Don’t bend; don’t water it down; don’t try to make it logical; don’t edit your own soul according to the fashion. Rather, follow your most intense obsessions mercilessly”.
When I came across this quote more than anything, the name of the author rang a bell. I never read anything by him. I just think he was on one of my ‘to read’ lists. He had some pretty interesting influences (all the writers I should have read but haven’t yet):
“…Born on July 3, 1883, in Prague, capital of what is now the Czech Republic, writer Franz Kafka grew up in a middle-class Jewish family. After studying law at the University of Prague, he worked in insurance and wrote in the evenings. In 1923, he moved to Berlin to focus on writing, but died of tuberculosis shortly after. His friend Max Brod published most of his work posthumously, such as Amerika and The Castle…”