The Poet Is At The Edge Of Our Conciousness

The poet is at the edge of our consciousness of the world, finding beyond the suspected nothingness which we imagine limits our perception another acre or so of being worth our venturing upon.

Goodreads.com. (2019). Guy Davenport Quotes (Author of The Geography of the Imagination). [online] Available at: https://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/122843.Guy_Davenport [Accessed 23 Nov. 2019].

That Is Why Writing Fiction Is So Much Fun

That’s why writing fiction is so much fun, because you’re moving people about, and making settings for them to move in, so there’s always something there to keep working on.

Goodreads.com. (2019). Guy Davenport Quotes (Author of The Geography of the Imagination). [online] Available at: https://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/122843.Guy_Davenport [Accessed 23 Nov. 2019].

Avoid The Suave Flow Of Words

Avoid the suave flow of prose that’s the trademark of the glib writer. An easy and smooth style is all very well, but it takes no chances and has no seductive wrinkles, no pauses for thought.

Goodreads.com. (2019). Guy Davenport Quotes (Author of The Geography of the Imagination). [online] Available at: https://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/122843.Guy_Davenport [Accessed 23 Nov. 2019].