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Authors And Writing Quotes By Salman Rushdie: Books choose their authors; the act of creation Books choose their authors; the act of creation is not entirely a rational and conscious one. — Salman Rushdie
Authors And Writing Quotes By E. Nesbit: I never read prefaces, and it is not I never read prefaces, and it is not much good writing things just for people to skip. I wonder other authors have never thought of this. — E. Nesbit
Authors And Writing Quotes By William Strunk Jr.: Writers will often find themselves steering by stars Writers will often find themselves steering by stars that are disturbingly in motion. — William Strunk Jr.
Authors And Writing Quotes By Lailah Gifty Akita: We write to strengthen our soul and the We write to strengthen our soul and the spirit of other souls. — Lailah Gifty Akita
Authors And Writing Quotes By Ryan Lilly: A quote is a story, suspended in a A quote is a story, suspended in a sentence and treasured through time. — Ryan Lilly
Authors And Writing Quotes By Christopher Rice: Good horror offers a sense of an upended, Good horror offers a sense of an upended, lawless world and that's appealing to anyone who grew up feeling like an outsider. — Christopher Rice
Authors And Writing Quotes By Darynda Jones: Try writing an entire story with only a Try writing an entire story with only a thousand words at your disposal. It's a terrific lesson in economy and precession. — Darynda Jones
Authors And Writing Quotes By Ben Oliveira: Writing is a lonely act. When two writers Writing is a lonely act. When two writers come together to write a horror story it can be crazy. You can't step on a mine and hope it doesn't explode. — Ben Oliveira
Authors And Writing Quotes By Julian Barnes: The writer has little control over personal temperament, The writer has little control over personal temperament, none over historical moment, and is only partly in charge of his or her own aesthetic. — Julian Barnes
Authors And Writing Quotes By Jenny Trout: Success and talent aren't even in the same Success and talent aren't even in the same neighborhood. — Jenny Trout
Authors And Writing Quotes By Josh Malerman: In my imagination, the Editor meditated in a In my imagination, the Editor meditated in a mountain-cave, espoused the rules of grammar, and frowned upon speculative fiction. — Josh Malerman
Authors And Writing Quotes By Sterling Lord: An author's strong belief and enthusiasm will affect An author's strong belief and enthusiasm will affect the writing of the book and often the publisher's commitment to it. — Sterling Lord
Authors And Writing Quotes By Richelle E. Goodrich: To most, being locked away in solitary with To most, being locked away in solitary with nothing but pen and paper would prove a hard punishment. What a strange creature who views this as heaven. — Richelle E. Goodrich
Authors And Writing Quotes By Barbara Kingsolver: Quit smoking in the hope of growing old. Quit smoking in the hope of growing old. It takes a long time to write. People go to books for wisdom and older authors tend to have more of it. — Barbara Kingsolver
Authors And Writing Quotes By Mary Papas: The only man she ever loved. And hated. The only man she ever loved. And hated. — Mary Papas
Authors And Writing Quotes By Marti Melville: When the vision fill yours mind and passio When the vision fill yours mind and passio hits your gut, the need to write it down cannot be stifled. — Marti Melville
Authors And Writing Quotes By Jonathan Culver: i want to bleed ink and shit prose. i want to bleed ink and shit prose. — Jonathan Culver
Authors And Writing Quotes By Jaime Reed: Writing is something you Do and not discuss. Writing is something you Do and not discuss. Talk is cheap, wishes are free and a fool is included with every purchase. So spend your time wisely. — Jaime Reed
Authors And Writing Quotes By Dani Shapiro: It's essential to have sacred time for writing. It's essential to have sacred time for writing. All successful authors have some daily commitment to keep on-track and moving forward. — Dani Shapiro
Authors And Writing Quotes By M.F. Moonzajer: I enjoy writing alone, naked and unbothered. I enjoy writing alone, naked and unbothered. — M.F. Moonzajer
Authors And Writing Quotes By Geraldine Solon: Hard core authors are determined about their craft, Hard core authors are determined about their craft, and they know that building a brand entails hard work. They eat, breathe and live their writing.: — Geraldine Solon
Authors And Writing Quotes By H.L. Mencken: Writing books is certainly a most unpleasant occupation. Writing books is certainly a most unpleasant occupation. It is lonesome, unsanitary, and maddening. Many authors go crazy. — H.L. Mencken
Authors And Writing Quotes By Stephen King: He was after all, a novelist ... and He was after all, a novelist ... and a novelist was simply a fellow who got paid to tell lies. The bigger the lies, the better the pay. — Stephen King
Authors And Writing Quotes By Christopher Isherwood: That is what War is, I thought: two That is what War is, I thought: two ships pass each other, and nobody waves his hand. — Christopher Isherwood
Authors And Writing Quotes By Paul Di Filippo: As many authors have said, if the writer As many authors have said, if the writer is not surprised by events, then chances are that the reader will not be either, and grow bored. — Paul Di Filippo
Authors And Writing Quotes By Lailah Gifty Akita: Write and your experiences with others. Never underestimate Write and your experiences with others. Never underestimate your writings. It can bring hope and inspiration to many people. — Lailah Gifty Akita
Authors And Writing Quotes By Sanober Khan: How....will I ever truly depict you?You're perfect, my How....will I ever truly depict you?
You're perfect, my writing isn't. — Sanober Khan
Authors And Writing Quotes By Charles Bukowski: What is your advice to young writers?" "Drink, What is your advice to young writers?"
"Drink, fuck and smoke plenty of cigarettes. — Charles Bukowski
Authors And Writing Quotes By Don Roff: Authors must spend months, years making fantasy believable Authors must spend months, years making fantasy believable in a single work while reality runs rampant and complete chaos elsewhere. — Don Roff
Authors And Writing Quotes By Charles Bukowski: The centuries are sprinkled with rare magicwith divine The centuries are sprinkled with rare magic
with divine creatures
who help us get past the common and extraordinary ills that beset us — Charles Bukowski
Authors And Writing Quotes By Adam Langer: Maybe authors shouldn't write more than one or Maybe authors shouldn't write more than one or two books. Maybe you just keep writing the same book over and over anyway. — Adam Langer
Authors And Writing Quotes By Carol Morgan: There should be more to writing than entertaining There should be more to writing than entertaining an already-brain-dead society and making money. If not,then you miss the point of writing. — Carol Morgan
Authors And Writing Quotes By Garrison Keillor: There was a price to be paid for There was a price to be paid for being interested in fiction and in writing, pushing my family away. Books and authors became my family. — Garrison Keillor
Authors And Writing Quotes By T. R. Pearson: There is a difference between writing and being There is a difference between writing and being an author. Authors talk. I'm standing here talking now. This has nothing to do with writing. — T. R. Pearson
Authors And Writing Quotes By Nina Jean Slack: I find that is the best way to I find that is the best way to write during emotional scenes ... put yourself and your emotions in every single word.-Nina Jean Slack — Nina Jean Slack
Authors And Writing Quotes By Brie Edison: Writing is not 'lonely work' but "alone work'; Writing is not 'lonely work' but "alone work'; authors are known to be reclusive and like spending time with themselves. — Brie Edison
Authors And Writing Quotes By Caron Kamps Widden: Authors are merely the medium between the words Authors are merely the medium between the words and the page. — Caron Kamps Widden
Authors And Writing Quotes By Christos Tsiolkas: I couldn't admit to any of the boys I couldn't admit to any of the boys I hung out with that I wanted to fuck 'em, so my erotic life was in my imagination and in the body. — Christos Tsiolkas
Authors And Writing Quotes By Judith Briles: There's writing power in one word sentences and There's writing power in one word sentences and one sentence paragraphs. Wise authors use them. -Judith Briles — Judith Briles
Authors And Writing Quotes By Joanna Penn: I will continue to write what I love I will continue to write what I love to read, and the fact that it doesn't sell as well as romance or sci-fi or fantasy isn't the point. — Joanna Penn
Authors And Writing Quotes By Jasper Fforde: The only way to write is to write. The only way to write is to write. Writers write. And when they've written, they write some more. — Jasper Fforde
Authors And Writing Quotes By Sarah Vowell: I do not think that there can ever I do not think that there can ever be enough books about anything; and I say that knowing that some of them are going to be about Pilates. — Sarah Vowell
Authors And Writing Quotes By Cleveland Amory: It has long been a theory of mine It has long been a theory of mine and I am known, if I do say so, for my long theories that authors, generally speaking, are rotten letter writers. — Cleveland Amory
Authors And Writing Quotes By Robin Sacredfire: Pretend you're not spending $3 to read one Pretend you're not spending $3 to read one of my books but buying me a coffee and having a conversation about yourself. — Robin Sacredfire
Authors And Writing Quotes By Matthew Reilly: One of the things I have come up One of the things I have come up against time and again in my career is the notion that because a book is easy to read it was somehow easy to write. — Matthew Reilly
Authors And Writing Quotes By Mylo Carbia: The biggest difference between writing a movie and The biggest difference between writing a movie and writing a novel? No one ever tries to sleep with me to get into one of my novels. — Mylo Carbia
Authors And Writing Quotes By Richelle E. Goodrich: Some build their castles 'mid thunderbolts and fireworks. Some build their castles 'mid thunderbolts and fireworks. My worlds take shape in silence. — Richelle E. Goodrich
Authors And Writing Quotes By Ken Follett: I like reading history, and actually most authors I like reading history, and actually most authors enjoy the research part because it is, after all, easier than writing. — Ken Follett
Authors And Writing Quotes By Garth Risk Hallberg: And you out there: Aren't you somehow right And you out there: Aren't you somehow right here with me? — Garth Risk Hallberg
Authors And Writing Quotes By Samuel Johnson: Authors and lovers always suffer some infatuation, from Authors and lovers always suffer some infatuation, from which only absence can set them free. — Samuel Johnson
Authors And Writing Quotes By Baltasar Gracian: Even monarchs have need of authors, and fear Even monarchs have need of authors, and fear their pens more than ugly women the painter's pencil. — Baltasar Gracian