Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Quotes of the Week

Talent is helpful in writing, but guts are absolutely essential.
—Jessamyn West

Never make the mistake of assuming the audience is any less intelligent than you are. 
—Rod Serling

But with writers, there's nothing wrong with melancholy. It's an important color in writing.
—Paul McCartney

Go a little out of your depth, and when you don’t feel that your feet are quite touching the bottom, you’re just about in the right place to do something exciting.
—David Bowie

If you want to fly, you have to give up the shit that weighs you down.
—Toni Morrison

Just write every day of your life. Read intensely. Then see what happens. Most of my friends who are put on that diet have very pleasant careers.
—Ray Bradbury

You can't wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.
—Jack London

I don't want life to imitate art. I want life to be art.  
—Carrie Fisher

My aim is to put down on paper what I see and what I feel in the best and simplest way.
—Ernest Hemingway

A good #writer is basically a story teller, not a scholar or a redeemer of mankind.
—Isaac B. Singer

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