Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Writing (which is what a writer should do)

The boot-strappy resilience and tenacity of this man is wonderful.  See my earlier post on my meeting with him, where we discuss the future, past and present "garment center" and his work, in particular.

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At October 2, 2013 at 8:40 AM , Blogger Shirley said...

Thank you for writing this post. I've had dinner with Leonard many times at a mutual friends apartment, and never knew about his writing.

At October 2, 2013 at 8:58 AM , Blogger mimi jackson said...

Fantastic! How great to see the creative side of someone you already knew...

At October 2, 2013 at 10:22 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

Good for him. He sounds very disciplined and determined. He sounds as if he'd be very funny to talk to. Of course, having a day job helps, even as it hinders.

Actually, I once heard a quote that only something like 200 people in the U.S. are able to support themselves solely from their writing.

At October 2, 2013 at 10:40 AM , Blogger mimi jackson said...

Yes, he is a hoot to talk to. 200???? That is such a low number, I refuse to believe it! Think of all the newspapers and tv shows there are out there. Add to that, screenwriters and novelists. I assume you mean creatives, but wow - if that number is true AT ALL, that is astoundingly low!

At October 2, 2013 at 10:43 AM , Blogger mimi jackson said...

http://www.bls.gov/ooh/media-and-communication/writers-and-authors.htm#tab-6 Some government stats, here.


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