Anton Chekhov I tell writers to keep reading, reading, reading. All I must do is find it, and copy it. Writing is writing.
Then try to answer it. Enid Bagnold Writers are not here to conform. The good writers are the ones who see five or six of them. But Bearak had a fact that he withheld until the kicker. People will give you all sorts of advice about writing, but if you are not writing something you like, no one else will like it either.
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Writing quotes for students
I find it more rewarding to write for kids, but I also find it a little easier, because you can just let loose a little bit more in terms of fantasy and stuff. Just like a carpenter who works as an apprentice and studies the master. After something happens to you, you go to write it down, and either you over dramatize it, or underplay it, exaggerate the wrong parts or ignore the important ones. Anne Sexton The only story that seems worth writing is a cry, a shot, a scream. Shakespeare has perhaps 20 players. John Green I am not a great artist, but I have always felt impelled to write. Seth Godin The only environment the artist needs is whatever peace, whatever solitude, and whatever pleasure he can get at not too high a cost. Charles Bukowski Writing books is the closest men ever come to childbearing. All they do is show you've been to college. Let them think you were born that way.
Take chances. Or, if proper usage gets in the way, it may have to go. The novel is something that never was before and will not be again.
Creative writing quotes
I find this hugely liberating. And why? There are no exceptions to this rule. The good writers are the ones who see five or six of them. You ask yourself every question you can think of, what, why, how come, and then your sadness turns to anger. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it. Jeanette Winterson A writer without interest or sympathy for the foibles of his fellow man is not conceivable as a writer. Use what you have. Amy Joy Writing is a struggle against silence. I am like a violinist whose ear is true, but whose fingers refuse to reproduce precisely the sound he hears within. Abraham Lincoln Yes there is a meaning; at least for me, there is one thing that matters — to set a chime of words tinkling in the minds of a few fastidious people.
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