Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Quotes of the Week

Talent is extremely common. What is rare is the willingness to endure the life of the writer. 
—Kurt Vonnegut

Let the readers do some of the work themselves. 
—Fyodor Dostoevsky

A line of dialogue is not clear enough if you need to explain how it's said.
—Elmore Leonard

Don’t tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
—Anton Chekhov

Ideas are like rabbits. You get a couple and learn how to handle them, and pretty soon you have a dozen.
—John Steinbeck

Good artists borrows, a great artists steal. 
—Pablo Picasso

We are all apprentices in a craft where no one ever becomes a master.
—Ernest Hemingway

Write freely and as rapidly as possible and throw the whole thing on paper. Never correct or rewrite until the whole thing is down.
—John Steinbeck 

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