Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Quotes of the week

You build a novel the same way you do a pyramid. One word, 1 stone at a time, underneath a full moon when the fingers bleed.
—Kate Braverman

I don’t think writers should write about answers, I think writers should write about questions.
—Paul Haggis

If you want to be a writer, you must do two things above all others: read a lot and write a lot.
—Stephen King

Write what disturbs you, what you fear, what you have not been willing to speak about. Be willing to be split open.
—Natalie Goldberg

To make a great film you need three things: the script, the script and the script.
—Alfred Hitchcock

Being a writer is like having homework every night for the rest of your life.
—Lawrence Kasdan

The first draft is just you telling yourself the story.
—Terry Pratchett

There are few things, apparently, more helpful to a writer than having once been a weird little kid.
—Katherine Paterson

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