Saturday, July 30, 2022

Wednesday, July 20, 2022

Quotes of the Week

I think it’s terribly dangerous for an artist to fulfill other people’s expectations. They generally produce their worst work when they do that. 
—David Bowie

There is no rule on how to write. Sometimes it comes easily and perfectly; sometimes it's like drilling rock and then blasting it out with charges.
—Ernest Hemingway

The man who does not read has no advantage over the man who cannot read.
—Mark Twain

Maybe all one can do is hope to end up with the right regrets.
—Arthur Miller

Can anything be sadder than work left unfinished? Yes, work never begun.
—Christina Rossetti

What people are ashamed of usually makes a good story. 
——F. Scott Fitzgerald

A writer who waits for ideal conditions under which to work will die without putting a word on paper. 
—E.B. White

Because in the end, you won't remember the time you spent in your office or mowing the lawn. Climb that goddamn mountain now.
—Jack Kerouac 

Monday, July 18, 2022

Thursday, July 7, 2022

Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Quotes of the Week

Don't think. Thinking is the enemy of creativity. It's self-conscious, and anything self-conscious is lousy. You can't try to do things. You simply must do things.
—Ray Bradbury

Whether or not you write well, write bravely.
—Bill Stout

Description begins in the writer’s imagination, but should finish in the reader's.
—Stephen King

Fairy tales are more than true not because they tell us that dragons exist but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.
—G.K. Chesterton

Creativity is an act of defiance.
—Twlya Tharp

All writers have this vague hope that the elves will come in the night and finish any stories.
—Neil Gaiman

If you can tell stories, create characters, devise incidents, and have sincerity and passion, it doesn't matter a damn how you write.
—W. Somerset Maugham

A children's story that can only be enjoyed by children isn't a good children's story in the slightest. 
—C.S. Lewis

Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn.
—Orson Welles