13 Jun Quotes of the Week
I write only when inspirations strikes. Fortunately it strikes every morning at nine o’clock sharp.
—W. Somerset Maugham
An age is called Dark not because the light fails to shine, but because the people fail to see it.
—James A. Michener
To me, the greatest pleasure of writing is not what it’s about, but the inner music that words make.
Find the key emotion; this may be all you need to know to find your short story.
—F. Scott Fitzgerald
Write freely and as rapidly as possible and throw the whole thing on paper. Never correct or rewrite until the whole thing is down.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
Writing a novel is like driving a car at night. You can only see as far as your headlights, but you can make the whole trip that way.
Let the audience add up two plus two. They’ll love you forever.
Don’t write it right, just write it—and then make it right later.