Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Quotes of the Week
Trust your reader, don’t try to describe things. Give a hint and they will fulfill this hint with their own imagination.
Whenever you write, whatever you write, never make the mistake of assuming the audience is any less intelligent than you are.
I write only because there is a voice within me that will not be still.
The lowest ebb is the turn of the tide.
—Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The purpose of literature is to turn blood into ink.
The way I write is really like putting one foot in front of the other. I really let the characters do most of the work, they start talking and they just lead the way.
You take people, you put them on a journey, you give them peril, you find out who they really are.
I shall live badly if I do not write, and I shall write badly if I do not live.
Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.
If you want to be a writer, you must do two things above all others: read a lot and write a lot.