Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Quotes of the Week
You don't start out writing good stuff. You start out writing crap and thinking it's good stuff...
—Octavia E. Butler
Here I make a rule—a great and interesting story is about everyone or it will not last.
Write every day, line by line, page by page, hour by hour. Do this despite fear.
Get it down. Take chances. It may be bad, but it's the only way you can do anything good.
On writing―One would never undertake such a thing if one were not driven by some demon whom one can neither resist nor understand.
If a writer stops observing he is finished. Experience is communicated by small details intimately observed.
Once the inspiration comes, that directs where the perspiration goes.
Not a wasted word. This has been a main point to my literary thinking all my life.
—Hunter S. Thompson