Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Quotes of the Week

If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun.
—Katherine Hepburn

Find a subject you care about and which you in your heart you feel others should care about. It is this genuine caring, not your games with language, which will be the most compelling and seductive element in your style.
—Kurt Vonnegut

Reading is the creative center of a writer’s life…you cannot hope to sweep someone else away by the force of your #writing until it has been done to you.
—Stephen King

Stay afraid, but do it anyway. What’s important is the action. Just do it and the confidence will follow.
—Carrie Fisher

Good writing works from a simple premise: your experience is not yours alone, but in some sense a metaphor for everyone’s. 
—Dorianne Laux

It has never been easy for me to understand why people work so hard to create something beautiful, but then refuse to share it with anyone, for fear of criticism.
—Elizabeth Gilbert

Nothing will stop you being creative so effectively as the fear of making a mistake.
—John Cleese 

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