16 May Quotes of the Week
Women want love to be a novel, men a short story.
—Daphne Du Maurier
The more truth you mix in with a lie, the stronger it gets.
The more subtle and elegant you are in hiding your plot points, the better you are as a writer.
Most of us find our own voices only after we’ve sounded like a lot of other people.
Nothing teaches you as much about writing dialogue as listening to it.
Say what you mean. Say what you see. Make a photograph, if you can, for the reader.
There is no such thing as simple. Simple is hard.
You let the story cool off and then, instead of rewriting it, you relive it.