Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Quotes of the Week
You do not have to explain every single drop of water contained in a rain barrel. You have to explain one drop—H2O. The reader will get it.
I would advise anyone who aspires to a writing career that before developing his talent he would be wise to develop a thick hide.
Remember: Plot is no more than footprints left in the snow after your characters have run by on their way to incredible destinations.
I do not love the bright sword for its sharpness, nor the arrow for its swiftness, nor the warrior for his glory. I love only that which they defend.
Read great sentences until you can tell when one isn't. Read great paragraphs until their rhythms get stuck in your head.
You must write. It’s not enough to start by thinking. You become a writer by writing.
I don't want life to imitate art. I want life to be art.