Quotes for 2020 #41

An on going series of a quote a day from those most worthy of individuals, writers…  Disclaimer: Not all quotes are meant to inspire… Not all comments I make upon them are entirely honest either, occasionally Hannibal writes them…

Today a quote inspired by a fun little conversation yesterday with Craig Hallam (a man with much to say on mental well-being which is worth reading), on the influence of the imaginary people who occasionally whisper to us in the darkness, whether we realise they are doing so or not.


My own favorite internal monologue of an imaginary voice in my head Hannibal have to be expunged from a manuscript earlier this week as little bits of Hannibal bled through into Maybe. Odd little Hannibal phases that only work if he is telling a story. Most notably ‘If all truth be told’ which ‘if all truth be told’ has no place in the 3rd person POV narratives of Maybe. That is the trouble with the voices in our heads, they bleed into one another, and occasionally one dominates the others… but that’s what editing is for…

Writers are not mad, occasionally the people in our heads that whisper to us might be…



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  1. Pingback: Quotes for 2020 #41 — The Passing Place | Novel Writing Festival

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