Quote of the Day: Bennett Cerf

This about says it all…don’t you think?

LA Screenwriter

Coleridge was a drug addict. Poe was an alcoholic. Marlowe was killed by a man whom he was treacherously trying to stab. Pope took money to keep a woman’s name out of a satire then wrote a piece so that she could still be recognized anyhow. Chatterton killed himself. Byron was accused of incest. Do you still want to be a writer – and if so, why?

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~ by S.K. Epperson on January 12, 2012.

One Response to “Quote of the Day: Bennett Cerf”

  1. Didn’t Hemingway blow his brains out? Hunter S. Thompson did that, too, didn’t he? So did John O’Brien (the author of Leaving Las Vegas). But J. K. Rowling did buy a castle…. :D

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