Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Quotes of the week
—Daphne Du Maurier
You learn by writing short stories. The money’s in novels, but writing short stories keeps your writing lean and pointed.
I made mistakes in drama. I thought drama was when actors cried. But drama is when the audience cries.
No need to hurry. No need to sparkle. No need to be anybody but oneself.
Write what disturbs you, what you fear, what you have not been willing to speak about.
Dreaming in public is an important part of our job description.
I knew nothing about writing and have merely tried to tell an interesting story entertainingly
—Edgar Rice Burroughs
Talent is extremely common. What is rare is the willingness to endure the life of the writer.