Wednesday, October 10, 2012

102 ~on writing

ADVICE TO WRITERS


“Don’t ever write a novel unless it hurts like a hot turd coming out.” ~Charles Bukowski.

“Immature poets imitate; mature poets steal.” ~T.S. Eliot.

“Fiction is a lie, and good fiction is the truth inside the lie.” ~Stephen King.

“Find a subject you care about and which you in your heart feel others should care about. It is the genuine caring, not your games with language, which will be the most compelling and seductive element in your style.”~Kurt Vonnegut.

“You cannot write well without data.” ~George Higgins.


Advice to Writers: A Compendium of Quotes, Anecdotes, and Writerly Wisdom from a Dazzling Array of Literary Lights by Jon Winokur.


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