Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Quotes of the Week
—F. Scott Fitzgerald
Everyone has talent. What is rare is the courage to follow the talent to the dark place where it leads.
Anytime anybody tells me the trend is such and such, I go the opposite direction.
Remember we are mortal, but poetry is not.
A blank piece of paper is God’s way of telling us how hard it is to be God.
There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them.
Kill your darlings, kill your darlings, even when it breaks your egocentric little scribbler's heart, kill your darlings.
You'll go through a phase where you will imitate your favorite writers and that's fine because that's a learning experience too.
There are three rules for writing a novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are.