Wednesday, July 22, 2020
Quotes of the Week.
A children's story that can only be enjoyed by children isn't a good children's story in the slightest.
Fairy tales are more than true not because they tell us that dragons exist but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.
—G. K. Chesterton
The greatest part of a writer’s time is spent in reading. In order to write; a man will have to turn over half a library to make one book.
If a nation loses its storytellers, it loses its childhood.
Any word you have to hunt for in a thesaurus is the wrong word. There are no exceptions to this rule.
If you feel safe in the area you’re working in, you’re not working in the right area.
The beautiful part of writing is that you don't have to get it right the first time, unlike, say, a brain surgeon.
Sometimes the most beautiful note, is the silence between the notes.
I don't try to guess what a million people will like. It's hard enough to know what I like.
When you write—explode—fly apart – disintegrate! Then give time enough to think, cut, rework, and rewrite.