Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Quotes of the Week

You'll go through a phase where you will imitate your favorite writers and that's fine because that's a learning experience too.
—J.K. Rowling

A good style should show no sign of effort. What is written should seem to be a happy accident.
—W. Somerset Maugham

Read good books, have good sentences in your ears. Be by yourself as often as you can. Walk. Take the phone off the hook.
—Jane Kenyon

Write one good clean sentence and put a period at the end of it. Then write another one.
—M.F.K. Fisher

Do it now—write nothing but what your conviction of its truth inspires you to write.
—Percy Bysshe Shelley

There’s many a bestseller that could have been prevented by a good teacher.
—Flannery O’Connor

If I put love into the work, it will find friends.
—Vincent Van Gogh

I write as straight as I can, just as I walk as straight as I can, because that is the best way to get there.
—H.G. Wells

Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not caring what anyone else says.
—Gore Vidal

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