Writing Quotes

Posted by Vebra on April 05, 2012

The biggest critics of my books are people who never read them.
- Jackie Collins

Good work doesn't happen with inspiration. It comes with constant, often tedious and deliberate effort. If your vision of a writer involves sitting in a cafe, sipping an aperitif with one's fellow geniuses, become a drunk. It's easier and far less exhausting.
- William Hefferman

Good writing, authentic writing is a process of listening to oneself in the deepest recesses of the mind and giving the fruits of that listening an expression on the page.
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Writing as a way of exploring yourself.
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The best writing is done slowly, mindfully, watching everything.
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Writing is a form of therapy. Sometimes i wonder how all those who do not write, compose or paint can manage to escape the madness, melancholia, the panic fear which is inherent in a human situation.
- Graham Greene

Write by ear and be guided by this. Listen deeply before you write.
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The writer is always tricking the reader into listening to their dream.
- Joan Didion

Good writing is supposed to evoke sensation in the reader - not the fact that it is raining, but the feeling of being rained upon.
- E.L. Doctorow

I think of an author as somebody who goes into the marketplace and puts down his rug and says, "I will tell you a story" and then he passes the hat.
- Robertson Davies

You write to communicate to the hearts and minds of others what's burning inside you. And we edit to let the fire show through the smoke.
- Arthur Polotnik

Writing only leads to more writing.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

There are authors who write to communicate there are authors who write to impress themselves.
- Mark S. Hertzog

Writing a book is an adventure. To begin with, it is a toy and an amusement; then it becomes a mistress, and then it becomes a master, and then a tyrant. The last phase is that just as you are about to be reconciled to your servitude, you kill the monster, and fling him out to the public.
- Winston Churchill

A newspaper consists of just the same number of words whether there be any news in it or not.
- Henry Fielding

The skill of writing is to create a context in which other people can think.
- Edwin Schlossberg

Television has raised writing to a new low.
- Samuel Goldwyn

InspirationalQuotes.Asia Updated: April 05, 2012