Friday Snippet #14

Quote-Friday is here again!

Ideas are like rabbits. You get a couple and learn how to handle them, and pretty soon you have a dozen.
― John Steinbeck

Easy reading is damn hard writing.
― Nathaniel Hawthorne

There’s nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and open a vein.
― Ernest Hemingway

The thing all writers do best is find ways to avoid writing.
― Alan Dean Foster

The more you read, the less apt you are to make a fool of yourself with your pen or word processor.
― Stephen King

Writing means not just staring ugliness in the face, but finding a way to embrace it.
― Veronica Roth

Play around. Dive into absurdity and write. Take chances. You will succeed if you are fearless of failure.
― Natalie Goldberg

If I could sum it up in 50 words, I wouldn’t have needed to write a whole novel about it.
― Patrick Rothfuss

This morning I took out a comma and this afternoon I put it back again.
― Oscar Wilde

Revision means throwing out the boring crap and making what’s left sound natural.
― Laurie Halse Anderson


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