Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Quotes of the Week

You must write every single day of your life... You must lurk in libraries and climb the stacks like ladders to sniff books like perfumes and wear books like hats upon your crazy heads... may you be in love every day for the next 20,000 days. And out of that love, remake a world.
—Ray Bradbury

Show up, show up, show up, and after a while the muse shows up, too.
—Isabell Allende

If it sounds like writing, I rewrite it.
—Elmore Leonard

The first sentence can’t be written until the final sentence is written.
—Joyce Carol Oates

That's one of the nice things about writing, or any art; if the thing's real, it just lives.
—Woody Allen

Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.
—Albert Einstein

A great book should leave you with many experiences and slightly exhausted. You live several lives while reading.
—William Stryon

I don’t have to live in the real world—I'm a fiction writer.
—Aaron Sorkin

Every voice we hear, every face we see, every hand we touch could become story fabric.
—Buffy Andrews

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