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  • The best way to become acquainted with a subject is to write a book about it. (Benjamin Disraeli)    
  • The skill of writing is to create a context in which other people can think. (Edwin Schlossberg)     
  • The process of translating comprises in its essence the whole secret of human understanding of the world and of social communication. (Hans Georg Gadamer)    
  • Writing is not necessarily something to be ashamed of, but do it in private and wash your hands afterwards. (Robert Heinlein)     
  • Language is an art, like brewing or baking. (Charles Darwin)    
  • Writing well means never having to say, 'I guess you had to be there.' (Jef Mallett)    
  • We tend to look through language and not realize how much power language has. (Deborah Tannen)    
  • Western Europe owes its civilization to translators. (Kelly Louis)    
  • Arguments over grammar and style are often as fierce as those over IBM versus Mac, and as fruitless as Coke versus Pepsi and boxers versus briefs. (Jack Lynch)    
  • Writers will happen in the best of families. (Rita Mae Brown)     
  • The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place. (George Bernard Shaw)     
  • No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft. (H. G. Wells)    
  • Why do writers write? Because it isn't there. (Thomas Berger)    
  • If my doctor told me I had only six minutes to live, I wouldn't brood. I'd type a little faster. (Isaac Asimov)     
  • I was working on the proof of one of my poems all the morning, and took out a comma. In the afternoon I put it back again. (Oscar Wilde)    
  • Good communication is as stimulating as black coffee and just as hard to sleep after. (Anne Morrow Lindbergh)     

nieuwe site by the Sea

poster film by the seaMomenteel (en dat zal de hele zomer zo blijven) gaat er veel werk zitten in Film by the Sea. Deze week was een topweek qua drukte. De nieuwe affiche voor 2011 werd onthuld en de jury en openingsfilm werden bekendgemaakt.

Het voor- en nawerk aan zo´n persmoment zorgt ervoor dat je genoeg te doen hebt. Maar eigenlijk lag de grote uitdaging deze week in de nieuwe site van Film by the Sea die we live hebben gezet. Ik ben erg blij met het flexibele ontwerp, de nieuwe kleuren, de... nou ja alles eigenlijk! Je kunt nu zelf kijken hoe mooi hij is geworden.