Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Quotes of the Week
—Daphne Du Maurier
You got to look on the bright side, even if there ain't one.
Don't plan the ending. It has to be earned by all that will go before it.
If no one ever took risks, Michelangelo would have painted the Sistine floor.
To survive you must tell stories.
Just as a good rain clears the air, a good writing day clears the psyche.
I set out to tell the truth. And sometimes the truth is shocking.
It is perfectly okay to write garbage—as long as you edit brilliantly.
–C. J. Cherryh
What I write is smarter than I am, because I can re-write it.
Writing comes from reading, and reading is the finest teacher of how to write.
You must write. It’s not enough to start by thinking. You become a writer by writing.