Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Quotes of the Week

There’s no such thing as writer’s block. That was invented by people in California who couldn’t write.
—Terry Pratchett

Everyone has talent. What is rare is the courage to follow the talent to the dark place where it leads.
—Erica Jong

I admire anybody who has the guts to write anything at all.
—E. B. White

Writing is thinking. To write well is to think clearly. That's why it's so hard.
—David McCullough

The most import things to remember about back story are that (a) everyone has a history and (b) most of it isn’t very interesting.
—Stephen King

I'll give you the whole secret of short story writing. Rule 1: Write stories that please yourself. There is no Rule 2.
—O. Henry

A lot of people talk about writing. The secret is to write, not talk.
—Jackie Collins

Not all those who wander are lost.
—J.R.R. Tolkien

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

Be so good they can’t ignore you.
—Steve Martin

Leave the world more interesting for you being here. Make good art.
—Neil Gaiman

And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.
—Friedrich Nietzsche

We must travel in the direction of our fear.
—John Berryman

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