Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Quotes of the Week
Writing is like getting married. One should never commit oneself until one is amazed at one's luck.
The road to hell is paved with works-in-progress.
Forget all the rules. Forget about being published. Write for yourself and celebrate writing.
If history was taught in the form of stories, it would never be forgotten.
If you can speak what you will never hear, if you can write what you will never read, you have done rare things.
—Henry David Thoreau
Sometimes good things fall apart, so better things can come together.
I can shake off everything as I write; my sorrows disappear, my courage is reborn.
If I see an ending, I can work backward.
What people are ashamed of usually makes a good story.
-F. Scott Fitzgerald
The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.
Let the readers do some of the work themselves.
I write to find what I have to say. I edit to figure out how to say it right.