Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Quotes of the Week

Write a lot, write with passion. Don’t give up the day job till you have reason to believe you can live off your writing, because plenty of great books have been written at weekends, and why put your art under pressure to be profitable?
—Emma Donoghue

Go to where the silence is and say something.
—Amy Goodman

You must be prepared to work always without applause.
—Ernest Hemingway

If an adverb became a character in one of my books, I'd have it shot. Immediately.
—Elmore Leonard

Follow your inner moonlight; don't hide the madness.
—Allen Ginsberg

We do not write because we want to; we write because we have to.
—W. Somerset Maugham

Get it down. Take chances. It may be bad, but it's the only way you can do anything good.
—William Faulkner

Here I make a rule—a great and interesting story is about everyone or it will not last.
—John Steinbeck

Talent is extremely common. What is rare is the willingness to endure the life of the writer.
—Kurt Vonnegut

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