Short Writing Quotes

Collection of top 100 famous quotes about Short Writing

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Short Writing Quotes By James Lasdun: I consider myself a writer. I don't favour I consider myself a writer. I don't favour any type of writing. I sometimes wish short stories came more easily to me. — James Lasdun
Short Writing Quotes By Flannery O'Connor: The only way, I think, to learn to The only way, I think, to learn to write short stories is to write them, and then try to discover what you have done. — Flannery O'Connor
Short Writing Quotes By Joe Hill: She liked things that had been written by She liked things that had been written by people who had lived short, ugly, and tragic lives. Or, who at least, were English. — Joe Hill
Short Writing Quotes By Steven Wright: I'm actually writing a short story about a I'm actually writing a short story about a photographer who went completely insane trying to take a close up photo of the horizon. — Steven Wright
Short Writing Quotes By Ruskin Bond: When you write a novel you have to When you write a novel you have to live with the characters for a long time. So I prefer short stories. I never wrote anything more than 250 pages. — Ruskin Bond
Short Writing Quotes By Guy Kawasaki: Good blurbs are short, sweet, and limited to Good blurbs are short, sweet, and limited to six. They answer the question Why should I buy this book? — Guy Kawasaki
Short Writing Quotes By Joseph Conrad: Art is long and life is short, and Art is long and life is short, and success is very far off. — Joseph Conrad
Short Writing Quotes By Mary Papas: All that sweetness makes me feel weird. My All that sweetness makes me feel weird. My sister was never the loving type. — Mary Papas
Short Writing Quotes By Ken Kesey: I felt like you can write forever, but I felt like you can write forever, but you have a short time to raise a family. And I think a family is a lot more important than writing. — Ken Kesey
Short Writing Quotes By V.S. Pritchett: The makers of the short story have rarely The makers of the short story have rarely been good novelists. — V.S. Pritchett
Short Writing Quotes By Julia Child: Sometimes ... it takes me an entire day Sometimes ... it takes me an entire day to write a recipe, to communicate it correctly. It's really like writing a little short story. — Julia Child
Short Writing Quotes By Winston S. Churchill: Broadly speaking, the short words are the best, Broadly speaking, the short words are the best, and the old words best of all. — Winston S. Churchill
Short Writing Quotes By Ben Lerner: Experiments with the "as if" of fiction are Experiments with the "as if" of fiction are often more lively in poetry and criticism and other modes of writing than in weak short stories or novels. — Ben Lerner
Short Writing Quotes By Trey Jones: I write long pieces because I don't have I write long pieces because I don't have time to write short ones.. — Trey Jones
Short Writing Quotes By Judy L Mohr: I need a sound-proof room to tie up I need a sound-proof room to tie up the inner critic, gag her and nail the door shut. But she keeps escapping. Poor knots and short nails. — Judy L Mohr
Short Writing Quotes By John L'Heureux: A story is about a single moment in A story is about a single moment in a character's life when a definitive choice is made, after which nothing is the same. — John L'Heureux
Short Writing Quotes By Mary Papas: That woman must have been a husky in That woman must have been a husky in a previous life. — Mary Papas
Short Writing Quotes By Candace Bushnell: I started writing about New York as soon I started writing about New York as soon as I arrived. I was 19. I used to write short stories and send them out. — Candace Bushnell
Short Writing Quotes By Mary Papas: The only man she ever loved. And hated. The only man she ever loved. And hated. — Mary Papas
Short Writing Quotes By David Sedaris: A good [short story] would take me out A good [short story] would take me out of myself and then stuff me back in, outsized, now, and uneasy with the fit. — David Sedaris
Short Writing Quotes By Richard Armour: (Francis) Bacon's best known writings are his essays. (Francis) Bacon's best known writings are his essays. They are loved for many reasons, such as their being so short. — Richard Armour
Short Writing Quotes By Ernest Hemingway,: My working habits are simple: long periods of My working habits are simple: long periods of thinking, short periods of writing. — Ernest Hemingway,
Short Writing Quotes By Dan Chaon: Writing a short story is a little like Writing a short story is a little like walking into a dark room, finding a light and turning it on. The light is the end of the story. — Dan Chaon
Short Writing Quotes By Lawren Leo: Inspiration for my short stories grows from a Inspiration for my short stories grows from a psychic kernel, a vision of some sort or an eccentric, colorful dream. — Lawren Leo
Short Writing Quotes By Stephen King: This is a short book because most books This is a short book because most books about writing are filled with bullshit. — Stephen King
Short Writing Quotes By Hilary Duff: I have been writing songs and poems since I have been writing songs and poems since I was a little girl. I started writing short scripts, which evolved into the idea for a book. — Hilary Duff
Short Writing Quotes By Ken Scott: Why use long words when short ones will Why use long words when short ones will do? Not all readers have been to college or university. — Ken Scott
Short Writing Quotes By Edward Gorey: If a story is only what it seems If a story is only what it seems to be about, then somehow the author has failed. — Edward Gorey
Short Writing Quotes By Flannery O'Connor: Those who are long on logic, definitions, abstractions, Those who are long on logic, definitions, abstractions, and formulas are frequently short on a sense of the concrete. — Flannery O'Connor
Short Writing Quotes By Neil Gaiman: Writing is flying in dreams. When you remember. Writing is flying in dreams. When you remember. When you can. When it works. It's that easy. — Neil Gaiman
Short Writing Quotes By Mary Papas: I read your diary. I KNOW. I read your diary. I KNOW. — Mary Papas
Short Writing Quotes By Mary Papas: She would keep playing the role of the She would keep playing the role of the winner as long as the audience believed her. — Mary Papas
Short Writing Quotes By Jason Isbell: I went to school for creative writing in I went to school for creative writing in college, and I wound up about six hours short of my degree. — Jason Isbell
Short Writing Quotes By Tahereh Mafi: He's a hot bath, a short breath, five He's a hot bath, a short breath, five days of summer pressed into five fingers writing stories on my body. — Tahereh Mafi
Short Writing Quotes By S.J. Rozan: While he sweated out a story she bled While he sweated out a story she bled put a poem. (Dark City Lights) — S.J. Rozan
Short Writing Quotes By Jennifer Weiner: If a writer writes poems and short stories If a writer writes poems and short stories and novels, but nobody ever reads them, is she really a writer? — Jennifer Weiner
Short Writing Quotes By A.D. Posey: Life is short. Write naked. Life is short. Write naked. — A.D. Posey
Short Writing Quotes By Ruskin Bond: I mostly write short stories. They are best I mostly write short stories. They are best written in a continuous creative process. You have a feel of immediacy. — Ruskin Bond
Short Writing Quotes By Mark Twain: I don't have time to write you a I don't have time to write you a short letter, so I'm writing you a long one instead. — Mark Twain
Short Writing Quotes By Steve Dildarian: The nature of the writing and the nature The nature of the writing and the nature of the animation meant that it had to be short. — Steve Dildarian
Short Writing Quotes By Sean Durkin: I was really into writing short fiction and I was really into writing short fiction and also photography when I was a kid. — Sean Durkin
Short Writing Quotes By Barbara DaCosta: On the Writing Process:When in doubt, take it On the Writing Process:
When in doubt, take it out., — Barbara DaCosta
Short Writing Quotes By Ernest Hemingway,: To be successful in writing, use short sentences. To be successful in writing, use short sentences. — Ernest Hemingway,
Short Writing Quotes By Ferdie Pacheco: I write movies, so - I look at I write movies, so - I look at boxing, and I commentated on it, as if I were telling you the story of a movie or a short story. — Ferdie Pacheco
Short Writing Quotes By Tobias Wolff: There's a joy in writing short stories, a There's a joy in writing short stories, a wonderful sense of reward when you pull certain things off. — Tobias Wolff
Short Writing Quotes By Amy Bloom: The great pleasure for me in writing short The great pleasure for me in writing short stories is the fierce, elegant challenge. — Amy Bloom
Short Writing Quotes By Steve Earle: I don't separate writing songs from poetry and I don't separate writing songs from poetry and short fiction. In the area where I work in my house, there's a word processor and a guitar. — Steve Earle
Short Writing Quotes By Phyllis A. Whitney: Short of throwing away all television sets, I Short of throwing away all television sets, I really don't know what we can do about writing. — Phyllis A. Whitney
Short Writing Quotes By Jason E. Hodges: I write novellas, short books, whatever. I set I write novellas, short books, whatever. I set out to write a good story not write a dictionary. — Jason E. Hodges
Short Writing Quotes By Eric Brown: I think it's a short story writer's duty, I think it's a short story writer's duty, as well as writing well about emotions and characters, to write story. — Eric Brown
Short Writing Quotes By Ha Jin: In short, he must be loyal only to In short, he must be loyal only to his art. — Ha Jin
Short Writing Quotes By William Gibson: I started writing short fiction very briefly, as I started writing short fiction very briefly, as I imagine is the case for some novelists. — William Gibson
Short Writing Quotes By Terry Pratchett: Short stories always seem to cost me blood, Short stories always seem to cost me blood, and I envy the people who do them for fun. — Terry Pratchett
Short Writing Quotes By Mary Papas: A shrink and a patient switching places. Who A shrink and a patient switching places. Who is REALLY the boss? — Mary Papas
Short Writing Quotes By William Zinsser: Keep your paragraphs short. Writing is visual - Keep your paragraphs short. Writing is visual - it catches the eye before it has a chance to catch the brain. — William Zinsser
Short Writing Quotes By Mary Papas: You are in love with my husband. You You are in love with my husband. You need some acting lessons to learn to hide it better. — Mary Papas
Short Writing Quotes By Keith Richards: Art is the last thing I'm worried about Art is the last thing I'm worried about when I'm writing a song. As far as I'm concerned, art is just short for 'Arthur.' — Keith Richards
Short Writing Quotes By Elizabeth McCracken: Once I started writing novels, I understood how Once I started writing novels, I understood how hard it was to write really good short stories. — Elizabeth McCracken
Short Writing Quotes By Ray Bradbury: Write a short story every week. It's not Write a short story every week. It's not possible to write 52 bad short stories in a row. — Ray Bradbury
Short Writing Quotes By Isabel Allende: A novel is achieved with hard work, the A novel is achieved with hard work, the short story with inspiration. — Isabel Allende
Short Writing Quotes By Brian Friel: I know now why I stopped writing short I know now why I stopped writing short stories. It was at the point when I recognised how difficult they were. — Brian Friel
Short Writing Quotes By Haruki Murakami: Hundreds of butterflies flitted in and out of Hundreds of butterflies flitted in and out of sight like short-lived punctuation marks in a stream of consciousness without beginning or end. — Haruki Murakami
Short Writing Quotes By Theodore Sturgeon: The first writing I did was short short The first writing I did was short short stories for a newspaper syndicate for which I was paid five dollars a piece on publication. — Theodore Sturgeon
Short Writing Quotes By Ann Leckie: I think I made my first short fiction I think I made my first short fiction sale in 2005. I had been writing unsuccessfully before that. — Ann Leckie
Short Writing Quotes By Todd Barry: I want to release another CD this year, I want to release another CD this year, finish writing a screenplay, and make another short film. — Todd Barry
Short Writing Quotes By Angela Cartwright: I began to write short pieces when I I began to write short pieces when I was living in a room too small to write a novel in. — Angela Cartwright
Short Writing Quotes By Ray Bradbury: If you write a hundred short stories and If you write a hundred short stories and they're all bad, that doesn't mean you've failed. You fail only if you stop writing. — Ray Bradbury
Short Writing Quotes By Lorrie Moore: A short story is a love affair, a A short story is a love affair, a novel is a marriage. A short story is a photograph; a novel is a film. — Lorrie Moore
Short Writing Quotes By A.A. Patawaran: And because the world is too big and And because the world is too big and time is too short and you only have one life to live, read! — A.A. Patawaran
Short Writing Quotes By Lynn Coady: Readers who claim a preference for short-form over Readers who claim a preference for short-form over long often tell me it's because they don't have time to commit to a book-length chunk of writing. — Lynn Coady