Sharp-Tongued Authors

 

“He has never been known to use a word that might send a reader to the dictionary.”

– William Faulkner on Ernest Hemingway

“Poor Faulkner. Does he really think big emotions come from big words?”

– Ernest Hemingway on William Faulkner

You think authors can get into nasty wars on social media and blogs? Hey, authors trashing authors has been (unfortunately) going on since there were books. See what people like Mark Twain, D.H. Lawrence, William Faulkner, Ernest Hemingway and others had to say about each other.

These Scathing Insults Prove That Authors Have the Sharpest Tongues

http://www.knowable.com/a/these-scathing-insults-prove-that-authors-have-the-sharpest-tongue?utm_content=inf_10_3136_2&tse_id=INF_1ce831a3a26a4cd68fafad6d2cbfcd86

My favorite:

“That’s not writing, it’s typing.” ~ Truman Capote

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