Wednesday, April 15, 2020
Quotes of the Week
We all have time machines, don't we, those that take us back are memories...And those that carry us forward are dreams.
Write first drafts as if they will never be shown to anyone.
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.
If you write what you yourself sincerely think and feel and are interested in, you will interest other people.
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.
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.
When all else fails write what your heart tells you.
Good books don't give up all their secrets at once.