I am attracted to ellipsis, to the unsaid, to suggestion, to eloquent, deliberate silence.
If you are not afraid of the voices inside you, you will not fear the critics outside you.
Write as often as possible, not with the idea at once of getting into print, but as if you were learning an instrument.
—J. B. Priestley
Never confuse the size of your paycheck with the size of your talent.
And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.
Writers lose themselves in the dark on purpose, and follow the light of strangeness and surprise.
Words are, in my not-so-humble opinion, our most inexhaustible source of magic.
Say what you mean. Say what you see. Make a photograph, if you can, for the reader.
A professional writer is an amateur who didn't quit.
You can make anything by writing.
To me, the greatest pleasure of writing is not what it's about, but the inner music that words make.