Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Truman Capote - In Cold Blood - etc

http://www.pbs.org/wnet/americanmasters/episodes/truman-capote/introduction/58/


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Truman_Capote

Capote on writing:

It needs to be perfect, like an orange. No one can make an orange better.

He certainly achieved that in In Cold Blood, which he took 6 years to research and write.

It says something for current writers who don't work to be perfect but just publish.

Kyi May Kaung