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I learned everything I know about character from Trollope. SUE GRAFTON #fiction #writing #writingtips pic.twitter.com/YcD4vh5jiP
You always get more respect when you don't have a happy ending. JULIA QUINN #amwriting #writing pic.twitter.com/ah3uwyo0ad
"I want my reader to be wholly engaged, gripped rather than shocked…” advicetowriters.com/home/2010/8/25… #amwriting #writing pic.twitter.com/hAwYcrusN6
Editors are extremely fallible people, all of them. Don't put too much trust in them. MAXWELL PERKINS pic.twitter.com/JMPCHRJxcc
Dare to tell the smallest of stories If you want to generate large emotions. WILLIAM ZINSSER #amwriting #writing pic.twitter.com/5EypBAF2tz
Being a writer is like having homework every night for the rest of your life. LAWRENCE KASDAN #thedogateit pic.twitter.com/Dxmhx9nEuB
I try to create sympathy for my characters, then turn the monsters loose. STEPHEN KING #fiction #writing pic.twitter.com/97M0Io14ao
I believe that you either love the work or the rewards. Life is a lot easier if you love the work. JANE SMILEY pic.twitter.com/JfKJB51R8x
Everything informs us about everything else, doesn’t it? LYLE LOVETT pic.twitter.com/37cKpvwNMO
Stories don’t really have conclusions. It’s only an appropriate moment for stopping. ANN BEATTIE #fiction #writing pic.twitter.com/mOgPlBPwJg
The first draft of anything is shit. ERNEST HEMINGWAY #amwriting #writing pic.twitter.com/lJCD5Y7T6z
"What lasts in the reader’s mind is not the phrase but the effect the phrase created…” advicetowriters.com/home/2015/6/19… pic.twitter.com/UyZT5PyY6Q
Start #writing, no matter what. The water does not flow until the faucet is turned on. LOUIS L'AMOUR pic.twitter.com/9y356bzIWN
Fundamental accuracy of statement is the one sole morality of #writing. EZRA POUND pic.twitter.com/P5K8FsXDvx
If I waited until I felt like writing, I'd never write at all. ANNE TYLER #amwriting #writing pic.twitter.com/OjQQYLKhmw
If you can’t write clearly, you probably don’t think nearly as well as you think you do. KURT VONNEGUT pic.twitter.com/i8tigidYYU
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself. CHARLIE CHAPLIN #amwriting #writing pic.twitter.com/N9krFWrieh
Find the key emotion; this may be all you need to know to find your short story. F. SCOTT FITZGERALD #fiction pic.twitter.com/eItttAzZHx
“It doesn’t matter if your lead character is good or bad. He just has to be interesting…” advicetowriters.com/home/2012/3/14… pic.twitter.com/rMPQeRvUVL
I've found, in my own #writing, that a little hatred, keenly directed, is a useful thing. ALICE WALKER pic.twitter.com/8wTrduqvc4
You must write. It’s not enough to start by thinking. You become a writer by writing. It’s a yoga. R.K. NARAYAN pic.twitter.com/h1u5z95cX7
Nothing is funnier than unhappiness. SAMUEL BECKETT pic.twitter.com/0T3mguhVo3
To be a poet is a condition rather than a profession. ROBERT GRAVES #amwriting #poetry #writing pic.twitter.com/w1Uc313AAc
You want to be a writer? A writer is someone who writes every day — so start #writing. SHONDA RHIMES pic.twitter.com/d4ix8VcDwx




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