Writer In Florence Ela Vasilescu

Gabriel Garcia Marquez


Day 117 – “A lie is more comfortable than doubt, more useful than love, more lasting than truth.”


Today I came across this quote that G.G. Marquez said and believed in and I stand by it entirely. Whenever life deceives you, whenever tears come crawling from deep inside your dying soul, whenever the blackness overcomes your so called optimism, the only thing that can save you is a lie. Lies can provide the few moments of pure joy in life, like when you see your new born baby for the first time...

My mentor died…


I think we all have a mentor whom we follow from the shadows and try to steal a little part of his genius to outline our actions. My mentor died today and one of my dreams just died with him. Ever since I’ve read my first book written by G.G. Marquez, I wanted to see him in person; that didn’t necessarily mean to meet him and talk to him or ask him endless questions about writing. I...

Writer In Florence Ela Vasilescu