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Jon Winokur
The universe is made of stories, not of atoms. MURIEL RUKEYSER #poetry #writing
You must be prepared to work always without applause. ERNEST HEMINGWAY #amwriting #writing
To read makes our speaking English good. JOSS WHEDON #amwriting #reading #writing
You will feel insecure and jealous. How much power you give those feelings is entirely up to you. CHERYL STRAYED
The less you write, the better it must be. JULES RENARD #amwriting #writing
#Writing is the hardest work in the world not involving heavy lifting. PETE HAMILL
There’s always room for a story that can transport people to another place. J.K. ROWLING #amwriting #writing
What I do is try and write a slab of ten thousand words, and if it doesn’t come off, I do it again. LAWRENCE DURRELL
"Always dream and shoot higher than you know you can do…” advicetowriters.com/encouragement/ #amwriting #writing
You can fail at what you don’t want, so you might as well take a chance on doing what you love. JIM CARREY
“A real writer is always shifting and changing and searching…” advicetowriters.com/home/2015/7/16…
Writing…keeps me from believing everything I read. GLORIA STEINEM #amwriting #writing
If writing seems hard, it’s because it is hard. WILLIAM ZINSSER #amwriting #writing
Most of us find our own voices only after we’ve sounded like a lot of other people. NEIL GAIMAN #amwriting #writing
A writer’s duty is to register what it is like for him or her to be in the world. ZADIE SMITH #amwriting #writing
When stuck, I tend to get up from my desk and clean. DAVID SEDARIS #doeswindows
Style is character. A good style cannot come from a bad, undisciplined character. NORMAN MAILER #amwriting #writing
A good title is the title of a successful book. RAYMOND CHANDLER #amwriting #literature #writing
“Weak narratives ultimately make you care very little about the characters…” advicetowriters.com/interviews/201… #amwriting
Reading is the nourishment that lets you do interesting work. JENNIFER EGAN #amwriting #writing
I wrote a few children's books…not on purpose. STEVEN WRIGHT #amwriting #writing
The problem with #fiction, it has to be plausible. That’s not true with #non-fiction. TOM WOLFE #amwriting #writing
A lot of people talk about #writing. The secret is to write, not talk. JACKIE COLLINS
Good prose should be transparent, like a window pane. GEORGE ORWELL #amwriting #writing




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