Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Quotes of the Week
Literature is the art of saying, with ordinary words, something extraordinary.
It is perfectly okay to write garbage—as long as you edit brilliantly.
–C. J. Cherryh
Reading is the sole means by which we slip involuntarily, often helplessly, into another's skin, another's voice, another's soul.
Don’t tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.
Don't be 'a writer.' Be writing.
Read at the level at which you want to write. Reading is the nourishment that feeds the kind of writing you want to do.
You don't write a song to sit there on a page. You write it to sing.