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Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: You stole my story and something's got to You stole my story and something's got to be done about it. Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: If you don't have time to read, then If you don't have time to read, then you have more time to write. Simple as that. Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: Writing is seduction. Writing is seduction. Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: I'd like to learn French well enough to I'd like to learn French well enough to write in that language. Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: Remember that 'plumber in space' is not such Remember that 'plumber in space' is not such a bad setup for a story. Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: I see things, that's all. Write enough stories I see things, that's all. Write enough stories and every shadow on the floor looks like a footprint; every line in the dirt like a secret message. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: Without Constant Reader, you are just a voice Without Constant Reader, you are just a voice quacking in the void. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: As with all other aspects of fiction, the As with all other aspects of fiction, the key to writing good dialogue is honesty. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: Writers are often the worst judges of what Writers are often the worst judges of what they have written. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: What is writing? Writing is telepathy. What is writing? Writing is telepathy. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Neil Gaiman: In Sarasota, Florida, Stephen King reminded me of In Sarasota, Florida, Stephen King reminded me of the joy of just writing every day. — Neil Gaiman
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: Any word you have to hunt for in Any word you have to hunt for in a thesaurus is the wrong word. There are no exceptions to this rule. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: Life isn't a support system for art. It's Life isn't a support system for art. It's the other way around. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: When the work is the best work, it's When the work is the best work, it's more like being a secretary than it is a creative person, you just sort of take the stuff down. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: We either learn to accept or we end We either learn to accept or we end up writing letters home with crayons. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: Writing is not life, but I think that Writing is not life, but I think that sometimes it can be a way back to life. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: Some part of me knew from the first Some part of me knew from the first that what I wanted was not reality but myth. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Mary Garden: Reading Stephen King's book, On Writing, was like Reading Stephen King's book, On Writing, was like being cornered and forced to have a long, drawn out mental enema. — Mary Garden
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: The more fiction you read and write, the The more fiction you read and write, the more you'll find your paragraphs forming on their own. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: Writing is refined thinking. Writing is refined thinking. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: Writing is like a little hole in reality Writing is like a little hole in reality that you can go through and you can get out and you can be someplace else for a while. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: If I can get it down on paper If I can get it down on paper without puking all over the word processor, then as far as I'm concerned, it's fit to see the light of day. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: I think the best stories always end up I think the best stories always end up being about the people rather than the event, which is to say character-driven. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: Sometimes stories cry out to be told in Sometimes stories cry out to be told in such loud voices that you write them just to shut them up. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: If you intend to write as truthfully as If you intend to write as truthfully as you can, your days as a member of polite society are numbered. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: Not writing would be like going the rest Not writing would be like going the rest of your life without having dreams. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: You learn best by reading a lot and You learn best by reading a lot and writing a lot, and the most valuable lessons of all are the ones you teach yourself. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: Kill your darlings, kill your darlings, even when Kill your darlings, kill your darlings, even when it breaks your egocentric little scribbler's heart, kill your darlings. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: I think we tend to write out our I think we tend to write out our phobias. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: Writing is magic. Writing is magic. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: Writing fiction for money is a mug's game. Writing fiction for money is a mug's game. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: There'll always be a market for shit, of There'll always be a market for shit, of course. Just look at Jeffrey Archer! He writes like old people fuck doesn't he? — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: You need to take out the stuff that's You need to take out the stuff that's just sitting there and doing nothing. No slackers allowed! All meat, no filler! — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: Say what you mean. Say what you see. Say what you mean. Say what you see. Make a photograph, if you can, for the reader. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: Writing is a solitary job, and should be Writing is a solitary job, and should be taken to someone who believes in you. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: I'm seen as somebody who writes for adults I'm seen as somebody who writes for adults because I'm an older man myself. Some of them find me, and a lot of them don't. — Stephen King
Stephen King's 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
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: Constant reading will pull you into a place Constant reading will pull you into a place - a mind-set, if you like the phrase - where you can write eagerly and without self-consciousness. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: It's best to have your tools with you. It's best to have your tools with you. If you don't, you're apt to find something you didn't expect and get discouraged. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: Pop culture writing is about ordinary people in Pop culture writing is about ordinary people in extraordinary circumstances. Literature is about extraordinary people in ordinary circumstances. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Jason Henderson: Stephen King's 'On Writing' is probably the most Stephen King's 'On Writing' is probably the most useful writing book I've ever read. — Jason Henderson
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: The most important things to remember about back The most important things to remember about back story are that (a) everyone has a history and (b) most of it isn't very interesting. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: I wasn't alone in my belief that good I wasn't alone in my belief that good writing can be simultaneously intoxicating and idea-driven. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: When you write, you want to get rid When you write, you want to get rid of the world, do you not? Of coarse you do. When you're writing, you're creating your own worlds. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: I wonder if Stephen King ever uses dreams I wonder if Stephen King ever uses dreams in his writing. You know, as yeast to make the plot rise. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: Only God gets it right the first time Only God gets it right the first time and only a slob says, Oh well, let it go, that's what copyeditors are for. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: The truth is that most writers are needy. The truth is that most writers are needy. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: Writing fiction ... is no job for intellectual Writing fiction ... is no job for intellectual cowards. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: Writers write. That's all it is. It is Writers write. That's all it is. It is as simple, and as complex, as that. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: The glory of a good tale is that The glory of a good tale is that it is limitless and fluid; a good tale belongs to each reader in its own particular way. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: When you write a book, you spend day When you write a book, you spend day after day scanning and identifying the trees. When you're done, you have to step back and look at the forest. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: For me writing has always been best when For me writing has always been best when it's intimate, as sexy as skin on skin. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: Fiction is the truth inside the lie. Fiction is the truth inside the lie. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: Give me just enough information so that I Give me just enough information so that I can lie convincingly. — Stephen King
Stephen King's 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
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: When you write a story, you're telling yourself When you write a story, you're telling yourself the story. When you rewrite, your main job is taking out all the things that are not the story. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Nelson DeMille: Stephen King once told me he liked my Stephen King once told me he liked my writing. And that was great. — Nelson DeMille
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: I wanted to write a balls-to-the-wall supernatural horror I wanted to write a balls-to-the-wall supernatural horror story, something I haven't done in a long time. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: I've met talespinners before, Jake, and they're all I've met talespinners before, Jake, and they're all cut more or less from the same cloth. They tell tales because they're afraid of life. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: He was like something out of a fairytale He was like something out of a fairytale or a myth, the last of his breed in a world that was writing the last page of its book. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: I gradually realized that I was seeing another I gradually realized that I was seeing another example of creative ebb, another step by another art on the road that may indeed end in extinction. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: Writing is like being in a dream state Writing is like being in a dream state or under self-directed hypnosis. It induces a state of recall that - while not perfect - is pretty spooky. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: It is the tale, not he who tells It is the tale, not he who tells it. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: Try any goddam thing you like, no matter Try any goddam thing you like, no matter how boringly normal or outrageous. If it works, fine. If it doesn't, toss it. Toss it even if you love it. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: All I ask is that you do as All I ask is that you do as well as you can, and remember that, while to write adverbs is human, to write he said or she said is divine. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: Not that length and weight alone indicate excellence; Not that length and weight alone indicate excellence; many epic tales are pretty much epic crap. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: Writing may be masturbatory, but God forbid it Writing may be masturbatory, but God forbid it should be an act off autocannibalism. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: If the stuff you're writing is not for If the stuff you're writing is not for yourself, it won't work. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: Writing is like sex. The more you think Writing is like sex. The more you think about it, the harder it is to do. It's better not to think about it so much and just let it happen. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: A little talent is a good thing to A little talent is a good thing to have if you want to be a writer. But the only real requirement is the ability to remember every scar. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: I'm a salami writer. I try to write I'm a salami writer. I try to write good salami, but salami is salami. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: Semi-facetiously, when people ask me why I write Semi-facetiously, when people ask me why I write these kinds of stories, I simply say that I was warped as a child. And, there is some truth to that. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: Poe was the first writer to write about Poe was the first writer to write about main characters who were bad guys or who were mad guys, and those are some of my favorite stories, — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: I have a real problem with bloat I I have a real problem with bloat
I write like fat ladies diet. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: Reading takes time, and the glass teat takes Reading takes time, and the glass teat takes too much of it. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: Don't wait for the muse. Don't wait for the muse. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: It's easy to become careless when making rough It's easy to become careless when making rough comparisons, but the alternative is a prissy attention to detail that takes all the fun out of writing. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: He felt as he always did when he He felt as he always did when he finished a book - queerly empty, let down, aware that for each little success he had paid a toll of absurdity. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: There's a saying - "Write what you know." There's a saying - "Write what you know." It's bad advice if you take it as an unbreakable rule, but good advice if you use it as a foundation. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: Writing is magic, as much the water of Writing is magic, as much the water of life as any other creative art. The water is free. So drink. Drink and be filled up. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: Writing good dialogue is art as well as Writing good dialogue is art as well as craft. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Rob Reiner: I actually love Stephen King's writing. I mean, I actually love Stephen King's writing. I mean, we, actually, at Castle Rock, we've made seven movies out of Stephen King books. — Rob Reiner
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: But writing is a wonderful and terrible thing. But writing is a wonderful and terrible thing. It opens deep wells of memory that were previously capped. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: I'd like to suggest that turning off that I'd like to suggest that turning off that endlessly quacking box is apt to improve the quality of your life as well as the quality of your writing. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: There's one novel, Cujo, that I barely remember There's one novel, Cujo, that I barely remember writing at all. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: No more obsessive writing, either, accumulating notebook after No more obsessive writing, either, accumulating notebook after notebook like little piles of rabbit turds scattered along a woodland trail. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: Good writing is often about letting go of Good writing is often about letting go of fear and affectation. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: ...there will always be books. ... Books are ...there will always be books. ... Books are real objects. Books are friends. ... They're also ideas and emotions. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: The road to hell is paved with adverbs. The road to hell is paved with adverbs. — Stephen King
Stephen King's Writing Quotes By Stephen King: Description begins in the writer's imagination, but should Description begins in the writer's imagination, but should finish in the reader's. — Stephen King