Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Quotes of the Week

I don't wait for moods. You accomplish nothing if you do that.
—Pearl S. Buck

If what I say resonates with you, it is merely because we are both branches of the same tree.
—W. B. Yeats

Write books only if you say in them things you would not dare confide to anyone.
—E.M. Cioran

Writing is thinking. To write well is to think clearly. That's why it's so hard.
—David McCullough

When one is writing a novel in first person, one must be that person.
—Daphne Du Maurier

Trust dreams. Trust your heart, and trust your story.
—Neil Gaiman

Not all those who wander are lost.
—J.R.R. Tolkien

Don't allow what we learned in English composition to disrupt the sound and rhythm of the narrative.
—Elmore Leonard

Every secret of a writer’s soul, every experience of his written large in his works.
—Virginia Woolf

All readers come to fiction as willing accomplices to your lies.
—Steve Almond

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