Alec Nevala-Lee

Thoughts on art, creativity, and the writing life.

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But you must still try, although you are sure of not succeeding; masterpieces are only lucky attempts. You may console yourself for not achieving masterpieces, provided that your attempts are conscientious.

George Sand, François the Waif

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March 9, 2017 at 7:30 am

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Portrait of Gustave Flaubert by Eugène Giraud

Great art is scientific and impersonal. One should, by an effort of the spirit, transport oneself into the characters, not draw them to oneself. That, at any rate, is the method.

Gustave Flaubert, in a letter to George Sand

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November 30, 2016 at 7:30 am

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