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Definition of good, emotionally-adept parenting: that the child grows up with no wish whatever to become a writer.
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An artist’s only concern is to shoot for...perfection, and on his own terms, not anyone else’s. JD SALINGER pic.twitter.com/Cz3oI25lHs
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#Writing is the action of thinking, just as drawing is the action of seeing and composing music is the action of hearing. BRENDA UELAND
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"A writer takes earnest measures to secure his solitude and then finds endless ways to squander it." -- Don DeLillo ow.ly/7vWBs
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Thanks! MT @ScrivenerApp: By request, another great way to use Scrivener ...Writing a screenplay in Scrivener wp.me/pGxML-11S
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#Writing is the action of thinking, just as drawing is the action of seeing and composing music is the action of hearing. BRENDA UELAND
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James Garner, 1928-2014: actor, liberal, mensch. nytimes.com/2014/07/21/mov… His charming 2011 memoir was co-written w/ @AdviceToWriters
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Not sure if you need a lit agent for your book? Read this and then decide: dld.bz/duvj2
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In my new role at work I'm essentially a ghost writer. So I like this advice. pic.twitter.com/FNiUsSqAl8
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Words are words. That's all they are. Words. They mean nothing until you choose what those words mean. Sonia Ricotti pic.twitter.com/nrRHCYbCc6
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Words are words. Promises are promises. Goals are goals. It takes execution to bring them all to pass. Stop talking about it. Get it done!
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Being a good writer is 3% talent, 97% not being distracted by the Internet. ANONYMOUS #NaNoWriMo#amwriting #writing #writetip
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The only thing worse than a deadline for a writer is no deadline.
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Most beginning writers are like chefs trying to cook great dishes that they've never tasted themselves. ~Daniel Quinn #quotes
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In case anyone plans to spend the holiday WRITING, here are some tips! :) bit.ly/1j2CkaN
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I like writing songs from observations. Today’s song is entitled “Old Man in a Cadillac slowly unwrapping a burrito at a stoplight” #no1hit
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I'm going to write a YA book, set in a dystopian future, where sparkly vampires who have cancer fall in love. #instantbestseller
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The phrase "the best thing you'll see all day" is the worst thing I see every day.
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We do not judge people by what they are in themselves, but by what they are relatively to us.:)
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When an author says s/he worked hard to make a bestseller list, my creative soul hopes s/he means at the writing & not at the promo.
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Journalist asks photoshop users worldwide: “Make me beautiful” mic.cm/UNbsAT pic.twitter.com/77hWySu7Gr
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How to Plan a Novel without Actually Outlining: 3 Awesome Tips from Nathan Bransford ... annerallen.blogspot.com/2014/06/how-to… #pubtip
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"Being a writer is like standing naked in the High Street hoping people won't find you ridiculous." Graham Storrs (aka @graywave)
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Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield turn paparazzi run-in into teachable moment mic.cm/UMdt0t pic.twitter.com/LDoFeDRh2K
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I’m writing a book. I’ve got the page numbers done. STEVEN WRIGHT pic.twitter.com/TJWTuzvPIa
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"Never date a writer... She’ll write about things you have done to her or things you never did for her." Alex Stephens bit.ly/498zpd
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"In absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia." Anonymous
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"The day without duty passes with the slowness of a dream." Helen Garner from The Children's Bach (1984) amazon.com/gp/product/014…
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"Most things good for writing are bad for life. “May your life be not very good material” is a blessing I offer students. —Lorrie Moore
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"Read widely and with discrimination. Bad writing is contagious." P D James bit.ly/10_Rules
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“I would argue that coffee has been far more important to literature than alcohol.” Joseph Finder (aka @JoeFinder) tinyurl.com/bj2354
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"40 Life-Changing Quotes on Happiness" by Francesca Biller Photo of Writer Anais Inn fb.me/2K9cXcoUM
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A great obstacle to happiness is expecting too much happiness. - Bernard de Fontanelle
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My greatest luxury is to have nothing to do all day but sit around and read.
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If I can tell you the story from beginning to end in five minutes, I'm ready to start writing. RICHARD PRICE #amwriting #writing
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Being a good writer is 3% talent, 97% not being distracted by the Internet. ANONYMOUS #NaNoWriMo#amwriting #writing #writetip
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"Being a writer is like standing naked in the High Street hoping people won't find you ridiculous." Graham Storrs (aka @graywave)
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My greatest luxury is to have nothing to do all day but sit around and read.
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"Never date a writer... She’ll write about things you have done to her or things you never did for her." Alex Stephens bit.ly/498zpd
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"Other famous writers have written detective stories. Why can't I?" from "The Creative Impulse" by W Somerset Maugham casadoalan.com/Easy_reading_t…
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Being a good writer is 3% talent, 97% not being distracted by the Internet. ANONYMOUS #NaNoWriMo#amwriting #writing #writetip
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