Saturday, September 18, 2021
Monday, September 13, 2021
Saturday, September 11, 2021
Thursday, September 9, 2021
Wednesday, September 8, 2021
You have to know how to accept rejection and reject acceptance.
There is something delicious about writing the first words of a story. You never quite know where they'll take you.
Start writing. I don't mean to sound dismissive, but START WRITING. There is NO SUCH THING as "too late" in the arts.
Don't be a writer. Be writing.
You can't wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.
Posted by Marty at 7:22 AM
Saturday, September 4, 2021
Thursday, September 2, 2021
Wednesday, September 1, 2021
The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places.
There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them.
What people are ashamed of usually makes a good story.
—F. Scott Fitzgerald
Women want love to be a novel, men a short story.
—Daphne Du Maurier
I can shake off everything as I write; my sorrows disappear, my courage is reborn.
Not all those who wander are lost.
Style is a very simple matter; it is all rhythm. Once you get that, you can’t use the wrong words.