Friday, March 26, 2010

Sid Fleischman

To inaugurate my bursts of inspiration, I'd like to pay my homage to one of the most gentle, funny, prolific and talented writers I was honored to know, Sid Fleischman. He often said things that helped me enormously, but here's just one:

If there's a hole in your story, point to it.


Marilyn said...

So true, Claudia. Sid could give sage advice in very few words. Another one I remember is, "Up the ante."

Lisa Green said...

I've seen so many wonderful tributes to this great man, but I LOVE the quote you included here!

Sarah Laurenson said...


What a wonderful quote. I'm sorry I never really knew him.