Why I write…
Never stop trying to improve yourself as a writer. The day you think you are perfect as a writer is the day you should put down your pen and quit writing forever.
“The road to hell is paved with works-in-progress.” — Philip Roth “The road to hell is paved with adverbs.” — Stephen King (There seems to be some disagreement between the two, but I would argue both are equally valid. — TD.)
I cannot say that I write with any social objective. One writes because one loves writing, really. — Tom Stoppard
I could have eaten a box of Alpha-Bits and crapped a better interview. — Frank Barone (Everybody Loves Raymond)
Writing is not necessarily something to be ashamed of, but do it in private and wash your hands afterwards.– Robert A. Heinlein
Substitute ‘damn’ every time you’re inclined to write ‘very’; your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be. — Mark Twain
What writer hasn’t made a butt-load of lists in their life? I think it sort of goes hand in hand with the whole “I’m a writer” gig. Thanks to the magic of Twitter, I was led to this writers “list of lists” (The (Nearly) Ultimate Resource: 176 Tips for Writers) and thought it was a … Read More