Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Quotes of the Week

If you want to fly, you have to give up the shit that weighs you down.
—Toni Morrison

We all have time machines, don't we, those that take us back are memories...And those that carry us forward are dreams.
—H.G. Wells

Write first drafts as if they will never be shown to anyone.
—Erica Jong

Make writing a regular part of your daily routine, even just a tiny amount per day, so that it feels more natural to write than not to.
—Jennifer Egan

If you write what you yourself sincerely think and feel and are interested in, you will interest other people.
—Rachel Carson

Just because you’re sick of your script doesn’t mean it’s finished.
—William M. Akers

The trouble with fiction is that it makes too much sense, whereas reality never makes sense.
—Aldous Huxley

Note to writers: "Amazing" is very tired. "Amazing" needs a long vacation. Therefore, please don't write about your amazing party, your amazing girlfriend's amazing dress, or your amazing vacation. Something more pungent & specific, please.
—Stephen King

When all else fails write what your heart tells you.
—Mark Twain

Good books don't give up all their secrets at once.
—Stephen King

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