Wednesday, June 5, 2019
Quotes of the Week
Writing is a hellish task, best snuck up on, whacked on the head, robbed, and left for dead.
The best writing advice I’ve ever heard: Don't write like you went to college.
You're only given one little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it.
Writing is like driving at night in the fog. You can only see as far as your headlights, but you can make the whole trip that way.
—E. L. Doctorow
Writers are not here to conform. We are here to challenge. We're not here to be comfortable—we're here, really, to shake things up. That's our job.
I was kind of excited about going to jail for the first time and I learnt some great dialogue.
Nothing that happens to a writer, however happy, however tragic, is ever wasted.
Write about only three things: what you love, what you hate, and what you’re deeply conflicted about.