“In magazine publishing, there’s nothing more exciting than the “launch.” Not many other things in business come close to this kind of adrenaline rush…“Inventing” a magazine is much more personal than inventing a lawn mower or a toothbrush. It’s more revealing of who you are; it’s an extension of your personality. There’s a lot of you between those pages. So the fear of rejection is greater.”
-Samir A. Husni, Ph.D., a.k.a “Mr. Magazine”
“The act of reading is a partnership. The author builds the house, but the reader makes it a home.”
– Jodi Lynn Picoult, a former writer of DC Comics‘ Wonder Woman and bestselling author of twenty-one novels.
“To learn to read is to light a fire; every syllable that is spelled out is a spark.”
―Victor Hugo, French poet and author of Les Misérables and Notre-Dame de Paris, also known as The Hunchback of Notre-Dame.
“Then you should say what you mean,’ the March Hare went on.
“I do,” Alice hastily replied; `at least – at least I mean what I say – that’s the same thing, you know.’”
-A Mad Tea-Party, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
By Lewis Carroll
“An author’s strong belief and enthusiasm will affect the writing of the book and often the publisher’s commitment to it.”
― Sterling Lord, Literary Agent and Author of Lord of Publishing: A Memoir