Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Quotes of the Week

Start writing, no matter what. The water does not flow until the faucet is turned on.
—Louis L'Amour

It takes courage to make a fool of yourself. 
—Charlie Chaplin

There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.
—Maya Angelou

A wounded deer leaps the highest.
—Emily Dickinson

Any form of human creativity is a process of doing it and getting better at it. You become a writer by writing. There is no other way. 
—Margaret Atwood

Never use three words when one will do. Be concise. Don’t fall in love with the gentle trilling of your mellifluous sentences. Learn how to “kill your darlings,” as they say.
—Colson Whitehead

A professional writer is an amateur who didn't quit.
—Richard Bach

The purpose of writing is to make your mother and father drop dead with shame.
—J. P. Donleavy

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