Wednesday, June 24, 2020
Quotes of the Week
Writing a novel is like driving a car at night. You can only see as far as your headlights, but you can make the whole trip that way.
Read, read, read. Read everything - trash, classics, good and bad, and see how they do it. Just like a carpenter who works as an apprentice and studies the master.
Get it down. Take chances. It may be bad, but it’s the only way you can write anything good.
Ideas are like rabbits. You get a couple and learn how to handle them, and pretty soon you have a dozen.
Don't say the old lady screamed. Bring her on and let her scream.
An age is called Dark not because the light fails to shine, but because the people fail to see it.
—James A. Michener
The conscious mind is the editor, and the subconscious mind is the writer.
To me, the greatest pleasure of writing is not what it's about, but the inner music that words make.