Saturday, February 25, 2017

Quotes of the Week

Once the grammar has been learned, writing is simply talking on paper and in time learning what not to say.
 —Beryl Bainbridge

Work every day. No matter what has happened the day or night before, get up and bite on the nail.
—Ernest Hemingway

Practice, practice, practice writing. Writing is a craft that requires both talent and acquired skills.
—Jeffrey A. Carver

I have long since decided that if you wait for the perfect time to write, you'll never write.
—Margaret Atwood

Keep in mind that the person to write for is yourself. Tell the story that you most desperately want to read.
—Susan Isaacs

The only element I find common to all successful writers is persistence-an overwhelming determination to succeed.
—Sophy Burnham

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