Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Quotes of the Week

If you do not breathe through writing, if you do not cry out in writing, or sing in writing, then don't write.
--Anais Nin

Writing about a writer's block is better than not writing at all.
—Charles Bukowski

Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius, and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
—Marilyn Monroe

If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy tales and like them best of all.
—Audrey Hepburn

When asked, "How do you write?" I invariable answer, "One word at a time."
—Stephen King

No one else sees the world the way you do, so no one else can tell the stories that you have to tell.
—C. de Lint

Almost all good writing begins with terrible first efforts. You need to start somewhere.
—Anne Lamott

A one-page breakthrough can start an avalanche.
—Nancy K. Haddock

No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader.
—Robert Frost

Marry somebody who thinks you being a writer's a good idea.
—Richard Ford

Writing is easy. All you have to do is cross out the wrong words.
—Mark Twain

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