Thursday, April 4, 2019
Wednesday, April 3, 2019
We don’t know where we get our ideas from. What we do know is that we do not get them from our laptops.
Creativity — like human life itself — begins in darkness.
There are many little ways to enlarge your child’s world. Love of books is the best of all.
—Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
What matters most is how well you walk through the fire.
Write while the heat is in you. The writer who postpones the recording of his thoughts uses an iron which has cooled to burn a hole with.
—Henry David Thoreau
Boys think girls are like books, if the cover doesn't catch their eye they won't bother to read what's inside.
The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.
Ah, good taste, what a dreadful thing! Taste is the enemy of creativeness.
You let the story cool off and then, instead of rewriting it, you relive it.
Thursday, March 21, 2019
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.
Inspiration is hard to come by. You have to take it where you find it.
Sometimes it comes easily and perfectly, sometimes it's like drilling rock and then blasting it out with charges.
Writing is not about the voices in your head, but the voices that make the great leap to the page.
Write like it matters, and it will.
You're only given one little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it.
If you want to be a writer, you must do two things above all others: read a lot and write a lot.