Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Quotes of the Week
Cut out all those exclamation marks. An exclamation mark is like laughing at your own joke.
—F. SCOTT FITZGERALD
Fairy tales are more than true not because they tell us that dragons exist but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten
Read a lot. Reading really helps. Read anything you can get your hands on.
I don't want life to imitate art. I want life to be art.
Talent is helpful in writing, but guts are absolutely essential.
The first draft is just you telling yourself the story.
I made mistakes in drama. I thought drama was when actors cried. But drama is when the audience cries.
It is not the object described that matters, but the light that falls on it.