Joseph Kanon Famous Quotes & Sayings

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7 Joseph Kanon Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Joseph Kanon Sayings: Venice was always one step removed from what was going on. If you were in Venice was always one step removed from what was going on. If you were in Turin or in Milan or one of the industrial centers, you would have had a much more active political constituency. Venice essentially lived for itself.
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Joseph Kanon Sayings: At graduation, I assumed I'd be in publishing, but first I went to England and At graduation, I assumed I'd be in publishing, but first I went to England and got a master's degree in English Literature. And then I came back to New York and had a series of publishing jobs, the way one does.
Joseph Kanon Sayings: I like the busy-ness of office life. What I discovered, to my surprise, is that I like the busy-ness of office life. What I discovered, to my surprise, is that I love the solitary nature of writing. What happens is that you write when you're ready.
Joseph Kanon Sayings: Being an editor doesn't make you a better writer - or vice versa. The worst Being an editor doesn't make you a better writer - or vice versa. The worst thing any editor can do is be in competition with his writer.
Joseph Kanon Sayings: You know the sultans used to light their garden parties with turtles? They'd put candles You know the sultans used to light their garden parties with turtles? They'd put candles on their backs and let them wander around. Hundreds of them.
Joseph Kanon Sayings: When you're editing, you want to be the perfect appreciator, not another writer. When you're editing, you want to be the perfect appreciator, not another writer.
Joseph Kanon Sayings: I think most writers' houses are disappointing. What's much more atmospheric and interesting are the I think most writers' houses are disappointing. What's much more atmospheric and interesting are the places they wrote about.