My friend Ellen Meister tagged me for a meme. Here goes:
RULE ONE, I have to grab one of the books closest to me, go to page 56, type the fifth line and the next two to five lines that follow.
The book is: How to Write Like Chekov: Advice and Inspiration Straight From His Own Letters and Work Edited by Piero Brunello and Lena Lencek
“…tell me what do I stand to lose? Time? Money? And what do
I stand to gain–a lot of hardship? My time is worth nothing.
I have no money to speak of. And as for hardship, I’ll
have twenty-five–maybe thirty–days on horseback and the rest of the time
I’ll be sitting on the deck of a steamer or in my room writing letters to you…”
RULE TWO, I have to pick five people who love books. My five picks are (in no particular order):