Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Quotes of the Week
Work every day. No matter what has happened the day or night before, get up and bite on the nail.
I just give myself permission to suck. I delete about 90 percent of my first drafts … so it doesn’t really matter much if on a particular day I write beautiful and brilliant prose...I’m just gonna delete whatever I write anyway. I find this hugely liberating.
We often miss opportunity because it's dressed in overalls and looks like work.
—Thomas A. Edison
Never treat your audience as customers, always as partners.
You're only given one little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it.
Start writing, no matter what. The water does not flow until the faucet is turned on.
Stay afraid, but do it anyway. What’s important is the action. Just do it and the confidence will follow.
Fairy tales are more than true not because they tell us that dragons exist but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.
—G. K. Chesterton
Only a generation of readers will spawn a generation of writers.