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Jon Winokur
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If you read good books, when you write, good books will come out of you. NATALIE GOLDBERG #amwriting #writing #writingtips
The most important things Originality is the fine art of remembering what you hear but forgetting where you heard it. LAURENCE J. PETER
Get it down. Take chances. It may be bad, but it’s the only way you can do anything good. WILLIAM FAULKNER #amwriting #writing #writingtips
You have to protect your writing time. You have to protect it to the death. WILLIAM GOLDMAN #amwriting #writing #writingroad
"Destroy your life; then put it back together. You'll get great material…” advicetowriters.com/interviews/201… #amwriting #writing #writingtips
One of the things a writer is for is to say the unsayable, speak the unspeakable and ask difficult questions. SALMAN RUSHDIE #writing
I find #writing extraordinarily difficult and not very pleasurable, though I find having done it very pleasurable. DAVID RAKOFF
Every production of an artist should be the expression of an adventure of his soul. SOMERSET MAUGHAM #art #literature #writing
I have been a storyteller since the beginning of my life, rearranging facts in order to make them more significant. JOHN CHEEVER #writing
Wanting to meet an author because you like his work is like wanting to meet a duck because you like paté. MARGARET ATWOOD #writing
No one should go into debt to study creative writing….This is not medical school. ANN PATCHETT #amwriting #writing #writinglife
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself. CHARLIE CHAPLIN #writing #writingtips
Just write every day of your life. Read intensely. Then see what happens. RAY BRADBURY #amwriting #writing #writingtips
"I've suffered from 'procrastination syndrome,' but never writer's block…” advicetowriters.com/interviews/201… #amwriting #writing #writingroad
The best time to plan a book is while you're doing the dishes. AGATHA CHRISTIE #fiction #writing #writingtips
I can fix a bad page. I can’t fix a blank page. NORA ROBERTS #amwriting #writing #writingroad
Literature flourishes best when it is half a trade and half an art. WILLIAM INGE #literature #writing
"If you go around spouting about your idea, there’ll be no ‘charge' left…” advicetowriters.com/home/2014/4/3/… #amwriting #writing #writingtips
Composition, in crystallizing memory, displaces it. JOHN UPDIKE #amwriting #writing #writingtips
Never stop when you are stuck. You may not be able to solve the problem, but turn aside and write something else. ROSE TREMAIN #writing
As a writer, I’m trying to pay attention to the stuff the people aren’t paying attention to. JONATHAN FRANZEN #amwriting #writing
What is written without effort is generally read without pleasure. SAMUEL JOHNSON #amwriting #writing #writingtips
Write hard and clear about what hurts. ERNEST HEMINGWAY #fiction #writing #writingtips