Substitute "damn" every time you're inclined to write 'very;' your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be.
Tell your stories. If people wanted you to write warmly about them, they should’ve behaved better.
What I write is smarter than I am, because I can re-write it.
Writing comes from reading, and reading is the finest teacher of how to write.
A character is defined by the kinds of challenges he cannot walk away from.
Start writing, no matter what. The water does not flow until the faucet is turned on.
Marry somebody you love and who thinks you being a writer's a good idea.
Never treat your audience as customers, always as partners.
Writing a book is like telling a joke and having to wait two years to know whether or not it was funny.
—Alain de Botton
Writing is thinking. To write well is to think clearly. That's why it's so hard.
We have Art in order not to die of the truth.
You want to write a sentence as clean as a bone. That is the goal.