Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Quotes of the Week

A character is defined by the kinds of challenges he cannot walk away from.
—Arthur Miller

Trust your reader, don’t try to describe things. Give a hint and they will fulfill this hint with their own imagination.
—Paulo Coelho

Whenever you write, whatever you write, never make the mistake of assuming the audience is any less intelligent than you are.
—Rod Serling

I write only because there is a voice within me that will not be still.
—Sylvia Plath

The lowest ebb is the turn of the tide.
—Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The purpose of literature is to turn blood into ink.
—T.S. Elliot

The way I write is really like putting one foot in front of the other. I really let the characters do most of the work, they start talking and they just lead the way.
—Quentin Tarantino

You take people, you put them on a journey, you give them peril, you find out who they really are.
—Joss Whedon

I shall live badly if I do not write, and I shall write badly if I do not live.
—Françoise Sagan

Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.
—Judy Garland

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

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