Sunday, February 9, 2020
Quotes on Writing
“The first draft is just you telling yourself the story.”
― Terry Pratchett
“You can always edit a bad page. You can’t edit a blank page.”
― Jodi Picoult
“If the book is true, it will find an audience that is meant to read it.”
— Wally Lamb
"If a writer falls in love with you, you can never die."
“Don't be 'a writer'. Be writing.”
“A writer is someone for whom writing is more difficult than it is for other people.”
― Thomas Mann
“When I write, I feel like an armless, legless man with a crayon in his mouth.”
― Kurt Vonnegut
“A blank piece of paper is God's way of telling us how hard it is to be God.”
― Sidney Sheldon
“Being a good writer is 3% talent, 97% not being distracted by the Internet.”
“Writing is easy; all you do is sit staring at a blank sheet of paper until the drops of blood form on your forehead.”
— Gene Fowler
“We are a species that needs and wants to understand who we are. Sheep lice do not seem to share this longing, which is one reason why they write so little.”
— Anne Lamott
“Having been unpopular in high school is not just cause for book publication.”
— Fran Lebowitz
“There are three rules for writing. Unfortunately, no one can agree what they are.”
— Somerset Maugham
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