Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Quotes of the Week
Everyone has talent. What is rare is the courage to follow the talent to the dark place where it leads.
I admire anybody who has the guts to write anything at all.
—E. B. White
Writing is thinking. To write well is to think clearly. That's why it's so hard.
The most import things to remember about back story are that (a) everyone has a history and (b) most of it isn’t very interesting.
I'll give you the whole secret of short story writing. Rule 1: Write stories that please yourself. There is no Rule 2.
A lot of people talk about writing. The secret is to write, not talk.
Not all those who wander are lost.
Whenever you write, whatever you write, never make the mistake of assuming the audience is any less intelligent than you are.
Be so good they can’t ignore you.
Leave the world more interesting for you being here. Make good art.
And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.
We must travel in the direction of our fear.