“They [Newsweek] have become experts in igniting the media conversation, and any time you get that going, people will pick up the magazines for the right or wrong reasons.”
-Samir Husni, The Magazine Innovation Center at the Meek School of Journalism and New Media at the University of Mississippi. Mr. Husni is also known as “Mr. Magazine.”
“When you read a great book, you don’t escape from life, you plunge deeper into it”
-Julian Barnes, The Sense of an Ending
“You ask for the distinction between ‘Editor’ and ‘Publisher’: an editor selects manuscripts; a publisher selects editors.”
-Max Schuster, publisher
“When you publish a book, it’s the world’s book. The world edits it.”
-Philip Roth, author of American Pastoral and Pulitzer Prize Award-Winner.
“Trying to have the middle road has never worked in the magazine publishing business. If you want to start a magazine and survive, find a niche that no one is serving.”
-Samir Husni, aka “Mr. Magazine,” Director of the Magazine Innovation Center at the University of Mississippi, School of Journalism.
“Broadcasters are storytellers, newspapers are fact-gatherers and organizers of information, and news magazines are kind of a hybrid of both.”
-Everette E. Dennis, Research Professor at Rice University
“Read. Just don’t read one type of book. Read different books by various authors so you develop different styles.
~R.L. Stine, author of Goosebumps series
“If there’s a book you really want to read but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it.”
-Toni Morrison, author of The Bluest Eye
“The difference between reality and fiction? Fiction has to make sense.”
– Tom Clancy, author of The Hunt for Red October.
“The writer is always tricking the reader
into listening to their dream.”
Author of The Year of Magical Thinking