Wednesday, July 5, 2017
Quotes of the Week
If you do not breathe through writing, if you do not cry out in writing, or sing in writing, then don't write.
The difference between life and the movies is that a script has to make sense, and life doesn’t.
—Joseph L. Mankiewicz
I made mistakes in drama. I thought drama was when actors cried. But drama is when the audience cries.
My advice is not to wait to be struck by an idea. If you’re a writer, you sit down and damn well decide to have an idea.
Happiness is pursuing work that sustains the spirit.
I try to let my decisions be guided not by what I think will succeed or fail, but what I'm going to learn from that process.
—Lin M Miranda
We are, all of us, acting every minute of the day and night.
The best work that anybody ever writes is the work that is on the verge of embarrassing him, always.