Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Quotes of the Week
—F. Scott Fitzgerald
Be grateful for every word you can cut.
Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far it is possible to go.
Never make the mistake of assuming the audience is any less intelligent than you are.
But with writers, there's nothing wrong with melancholy. It's an important color in writing.
Rejections... teach a writer to rely on his own judgement and to say in his heart of hearts, To hell with you.
During a creative period I write every day; a novel should not be interrupted.
To find joy in work is to find the fountain of youth.
—Pearl S. Buck
Good writing is supposed to evoke sensation in the reader—not the fact that it is raining, but the feeling of being rained upon...