—Francis Ford Coppola
And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.
Write about what you know and care deeply about. When one puts one's self on paper—that is what is called good writing.
—Joel Chandler Harris
There are millions of survivors out there; make it one million and one.
If I come up against a brick wall, I'll go and play snooker or something or sleep on it, and my subconscious will fix it for me.
Whatever you’re meant to do, do it now. The conditions are always impossible.
Writing is a way of slowing it down and thinking, What just happened? What did it mean? What was the point?
Revising a story down to the bare essentials is always a little like murdering children, but it must be done.
The conscious mind is the editor, and the subconscious mind is the writer.