Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Quotes of the Week
Write about what really interests you, whether it is real things or imaginary things, and nothing else.
Really I'm just an actor. The only difference between me and those cats in Hollywood is that I write my own script.
Desire suppressed finds its way into other more surreal things, into dreams.
If you are not afraid of the voices inside you, you will not fear the critics outside you.
Keep a notebook. Travel with it, eat with it, sleep with it. Slap into it every stray thought that flutters up in your brain. Cheap paper is less perishable than gray matter, and lead pencil markings endure longer than memory.
I write one page of masterpiece to ninety one pages of shit. I try to put the shit in the waste-basket.
We all have time machines, don't we, those that take us back are memories...And those that carry us forward are dreams.
Everything can nourish the writer. The dictionary, a new word, a voyage, an encounter...a book, a phrase learned.
Everybody is a Genius. But If You Judge a Fish by Its Ability to Climb a Tree, It Will Live Its Whole Life Believing that It is Stupid. —Albert Einstein
You want to be a writer? A writer is someone who writes every day — so start writing.
No story lives unless someone wants to listen. The stories we love best do live in us forever.