Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Quotes of the Week

We tell ourselves stories in order to live.
—Joan Didion

A children's story that can only be enjoyed by children isn't a good children's story in the slightest.
—C.S. Lewis

Creativity is an act of defiance.
—Twlya Tharp

The six golden rules of writing: READ, READ, READ and WRITE, WRITE, WRITE.
—Ernest Gaines

The highest duty of the writer, the composer, the artist, is to remain true to himself and let the chips fall where they may.
—John Kennedy

Write a novel if you must, but think of money as an unlikely accident. Get your reward out of writing it.
—Pearl S. Buck

The purpose of literature is to turn blood into ink.
—T.S. Elliot

Read a lot. Reading really helps. Read anything you can get your hands on.
—J.K. Rowling

Show me a hero and I will write you a tragedy.
—F. Scott Fitzgerald

Everyone has talent. What is rare is the courage to follow the talent to the dark place where it leads.
—Erica Jong

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