Writing Style Quotes

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Writing Style Quotes By Craig Finn: My style of lyric-writing is very specific and My style of lyric-writing is very specific and has a lot of details, and I think people react most to that. — Craig Finn
Writing Style Quotes By Jules Renard: Style means the right word. The rest matters Style means the right word. The rest matters little. — Jules Renard
Writing Style Quotes By Derek Raymond: Anyone who conceives of writing as an agreeable Anyone who conceives of writing as an agreeable stroll towards a middle-class life-style will never write anything but crap. — Derek Raymond
Writing Style Quotes By Anthony Marais: Modernity of form is the style of old Modernity of form is the style of old fogies yet to be. — Anthony Marais
Writing Style 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.
Writing Style Quotes By Charles Mingus: Whatever coast he's on, a man should be Whatever coast he's on, a man should be himself. I don't write in any particular idiom, I write Charles Mingus. — Charles Mingus
Writing Style Quotes By Josh Lieb: You have to know writing styles well before You have to know writing styles well before you can copy them - and then incorporate parts of them into your own style. — Josh Lieb
Writing Style Quotes By Whit Burnett: Style has always been in my mind the Style has always been in my mind the author's Self, the creative expression of that Self. — Whit Burnett
Writing Style Quotes By Dashiell Hammett: I found I was repeating myself. It is I found I was repeating myself. It is the beginning of the end when you discover you have style. — Dashiell Hammett
Writing Style Quotes By Lisa Loeb: I learn so much from writing with other I learn so much from writing with other musicians, asking questions about their playing style and gear, and hanging out, too. — Lisa Loeb
Writing Style Quotes By Stanley Schmidt: Resist the temptation to try to use dazzling Resist the temptation to try to use dazzling style to conceal weakness of substance. — Stanley Schmidt
Writing Style Quotes By Aristotle.: A good style must, first of all, be A good style must, first of all, be clear. It must not be mean or above the dignity of the subject. It must be appropriate. — Aristotle.
Writing Style Quotes By Oscar Wilde: Behind the perfection of a man's style, must Behind the perfection of a man's style, must lie the passion of a man's soul. — Oscar Wilde
Writing Style Quotes By Dennis R. Miller: For me, all writing storytelling and style gets For me, all writing
storytelling and style
gets back to the Bible, Twain and Hemingway, and not in that order. — Dennis R. Miller
Writing Style Quotes By Nick Thune: People are writing shorter jokes. The style I've People are writing shorter jokes. The style I've started with was almost trying to keep jokes under 140 characters before Twitter. — Nick Thune
Writing Style Quotes By Friedrich Nietzsche: Style ought to prove that one believes in Style ought to prove that one believes in an idea; not only that one thinks it but also feels it. — Friedrich Nietzsche
Writing Style Quotes By Suzanne Curchod: A pure style in writing results from the A pure style in writing results from the rejection of everything superfluous. — Suzanne Curchod
Writing Style Quotes By Anita Desai: My style of writing is to allow the My style of writing is to allow the story to unfold on its own. I try not to structure my work too rigidly. — Anita Desai
Writing Style Quotes By John Gimlette: I feel better off doing what I know I feel better off doing what I know how to do. I feel a strong element of fictional style in travel writing anyway. Some call it creative nonfiction. — John Gimlette
Writing Style Quotes By Jim Steranko: Write visually or die! Write visually or die! — Jim Steranko
Writing Style Quotes By George Saunders: I'm always aware of writing around things I I'm always aware of writing around things I can't do, and I've come to think that that's actually what 'style' is - an avoidance of your deficiencies. — George Saunders
Writing Style Quotes By Jello Biafra: I went through a big Alice Cooper phase, I went through a big Alice Cooper phase, which was probably a major influence on my writing style later, especially after Plastic Surgery Disasters. — Jello Biafra
Writing Style Quotes By Kurt Vonnegut: You develop a style from writing a lot. You develop a style from writing a lot. — Kurt Vonnegut
Writing Style Quotes By Jewel: Some of my favorite poets had a tremendous Some of my favorite poets had a tremendous sense of whimsy, so it's a writing style I guess I admire. — Jewel
Writing Style 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
Writing Style Quotes By A.D. Posey: Style jazzes up your canvas. Style jazzes up your canvas. — A.D. Posey
Writing Style Quotes By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: With many readers, brilliancy of style passes for With many readers, brilliancy of style passes for affluence of thought; they mistake buttercups in the grass for immeasurable gold mines under ground. — Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Writing Style Quotes By P.D. James: Don't just plan to write - write. It Don't just plan to write - write. It is only by writing, not dreaming about it, that we develop our own style. — P.D. James
Writing Style Quotes By George Orwell: By the time you have perfected any style By the time you have perfected any style of writing, you have always outgrown it. — George Orwell
Writing Style Quotes By William Lashner: I like to think I'm writing in the I like to think I'm writing in the tradition of Raymond Chandler, although I don't ape his style. — William Lashner
Writing Style Quotes By Jann Klose: Writing songs is really about writing. It's not Writing songs is really about writing. It's not about necessarily focusing on one particular style or making it one particular thing. — Jann Klose
Writing Style Quotes By Ken Bruen: The writing is a joy, so seamless you The writing is a joy, so seamless you nearly miss the sheer artistry of the style and the terrific, wry humour. — Ken Bruen
Writing Style Quotes By Jane Austen: I wrote without much effort; for I was I wrote without much effort; for I was rich, and the rich are always respectable, whatever be their style of writing. — Jane Austen
Writing Style Quotes By John Patrick Lowrie: Polysyllables obfuscate a preponderant ignorance with so much Polysyllables obfuscate a preponderant ignorance with so much more style and panache. — John Patrick Lowrie
Writing Style Quotes By Michael Pollan: The dangerous pileup of modifiers is a hallmark The dangerous pileup of modifiers is a hallmark of Joel's rhetorical style. — Michael Pollan
Writing Style Quotes By Blaise Pascal: When we come across a natural style, we When we come across a natural style, we are surprised and delighted; for we expected an author, and we
find a man. — Blaise Pascal
Writing Style Quotes By Nicholas Royle: I'm not trying to write cinematic novels, but I'm not trying to write cinematic novels, but I have been told several times that my style is cinematic. — Nicholas Royle
Writing Style Quotes By David Foster Wallace: It's not what you lift, it's where you It's not what you lift, it's where you carry it. — David Foster Wallace
Writing Style Quotes By Miles Davis: But you've got to have style in whatever But you've got to have style in whatever you do -- writing, music, painting, fashion, boxing, anything. — Miles Davis
Writing Style Quotes By Horace Walpole: There is no bombast, no similes, flowers, digressions, There is no bombast, no similes, flowers, digressions, or unnecessary descriptions. Everything tends directly to the catastrophe. — Horace Walpole
Writing Style Quotes By Erica Jong: I write lustily and humorously. It isn't calculated; I write lustily and humorously. It isn't calculated; it's the way I think. I've invented a writing style that expresses who I am. — Erica Jong
Writing Style Quotes By William Zinsser: Few people realize how badly they write. Nobody Few people realize how badly they write. Nobody has shown them how much excess or murkiness has crept into their style. — William Zinsser
Writing Style Quotes By Neil Gaiman: Most of us find our own voices only Most of us find our own voices only after we've sounded like a lot of other people. — Neil Gaiman
Writing Style Quotes By Kurt Loder: Well, in features, and in writing especially, it's Well, in features, and in writing especially, it's often the style of the writer comes in. — Kurt Loder
Writing Style Quotes By Claire Danes: I discovered Christopher Isherwood in college. His writing I discovered Christopher Isherwood in college. His writing style is so direct, warm, and inclusive. — Claire Danes
Writing Style Quotes By Rudyard Kipling: His line was the jocundly-sentimental Wardour Street brand His line was the jocundly-sentimental Wardour Street brand of adventure, told in a style that exactly met, but never exceeded, every expectation. — Rudyard Kipling
Writing Style Quotes By Elizabeth Bowen: Style is the thing that's always a bit Style is the thing that's always a bit phony, and at the same time you cannot write without style. — Elizabeth Bowen
Writing Style Quotes By James Frey: When I started writing 'A Million Little Pieces,' When I started writing 'A Million Little Pieces,' I felt like it was the right story with the style I had been looking for, and I just kept going. — James Frey
Writing Style Quotes By Arthur Schopenhauer: The first rule for a good style is The first rule for a good style is to have something to say; in fact, this in itself is almost enough. — Arthur Schopenhauer
Writing Style Quotes By David H. Millar: From school desks with inkwells and scratchy nibs From school desks with inkwells and scratchy nibs on paper to sweaty finger prints on a tablet... technology progression yes... style? — David H. Millar
Writing Style Quotes By Willa Cather: I don't want anyone reading my writing to I don't want anyone reading my writing to think about style. I just want them to be in the story. — Willa Cather
Writing Style Quotes By William Zinsser: A simple [writing] style is the result of A simple [writing] style is the result of very hard work. — William Zinsser
Writing Style 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
Writing Style Quotes By Henry David Thoreau: As for style of writing, if one has As for style of writing, if one has anything to say, it drops from him simply and directly, as a stone falls to the ground. — Henry David Thoreau
Writing Style Quotes By Sting: Yoga introduced me to a style of meditation. Yoga introduced me to a style of meditation. The only meditation I would have done before would be in the writing of songs. — Sting
Writing Style Quotes By Fred Rodell: There are two things wrong with almost all There are two things wrong with almost all legal writing. One is its style. The other is its content. — Fred Rodell
Writing Style Quotes By Paul Harding: But a huge part of being a writer But a huge part of being a writer is discovering your own intellectual and aesthetic autonomy, and how you best get the best words onto the page. — Paul Harding
Writing Style Quotes By James Ellis: Style in painting is the same as in Style in painting is the same as in writing,-a power over materials, whether words or colors. — James Ellis
Writing Style Quotes By Jules Renard: Style is to forget all styles. Style is to forget all styles. — Jules Renard
Writing Style Quotes By Brooke Fraser: I have a particular style of writing and I have a particular style of writing and my voice sounds a particular way, which lends itself to a certain style. — Brooke Fraser
Writing Style Quotes By Cyril Connolly: An author arrives at a good style when An author arrives at a good style when his language performs what is required of it without shyness. — Cyril Connolly
Writing Style Quotes By Jane Austen: My style of writing is very diffrent from My style of writing is very diffrent from yours. — Jane Austen
Writing Style Quotes By Shiloh Walker: I don't write as much erotic romance as I don't write as much erotic romance as I used to, but I think that's just because my writing style has changed. — Shiloh Walker
Writing Style Quotes By William Shenstone: I hate a style, as I do a I hate a style, as I do a garden, that is wholly flat and regular; that slides along like an eel, and never rises to what one can call an inequality. — William Shenstone
Writing Style Quotes By Virgil Thomson: Every composer's music reflects in its subject-matter and Every composer's music reflects in its subject-matter and in its style the source of the money the composer is living on while writing the music. — Virgil Thomson
Writing Style Quotes By A.D. Posey: Comedians are people who embarrass themselves in style. Comedians are people who embarrass themselves in style. — A.D. Posey
Writing Style Quotes By Samuel Johnson: A Poet, Naturalist, and Historian, Who left scarcely A Poet, Naturalist, and Historian, Who left scarcely any style of writing untouched, And touched nothing that he did not adorn. — Samuel Johnson
Writing Style Quotes By A.J. Flowers: Bottom line, when someone defensively says their way Bottom line, when someone defensively says their way of writing is their style, then that usually means they're making an excuse for poor prose. — A.J. Flowers
Writing Style Quotes By Otis Blackwell: When I started writing it was kind of When I started writing it was kind of hard getting people to do my stuff. They' say they couldn't do my style. — Otis Blackwell
Writing Style Quotes By F Scott Fitzgerald: Cut out all these exclamation points. An exclamation Cut out all these exclamation points. An exclamation point is like laughing at your own joke. — F Scott Fitzgerald
Writing Style Quotes By Charles Ghigna: STYLE IS NOT HOW YOU WRITE IT IS STYLE IS NOT HOW YOU WRITE IT IS HOW YOUDO NOT WRITE LIKE ANYONE ELSE — Charles Ghigna
Writing Style Quotes By Fay Weldon: Style is what's there when you look at Style is what's there when you look at someone's writing and you know that they wrote it and nobody else did. — Fay Weldon
Writing Style Quotes By Anatole France: A simple style is like white light. Although A simple style is like white light. Although complex, it does not appear to be so. — Anatole France
Writing Style Quotes By Raymond Chandler: The most durable thing in writing is style, The most durable thing in writing is style, and style is the single most valuable investment a writer can make with his time. — Raymond Chandler
Writing Style Quotes By Tibor Fischer: Ultimately, it's about the quality of the writing Ultimately, it's about the quality of the writing whatever style you are writing. — Tibor Fischer