Posts Tagged ‘quotes’

E. Writing Quotes A – Z #JamesEllroy ‘You try to learn who you are. You work hard. You’ve either got it or you don’t when it

June 28, 2018

‘… comes to writing books. And you tend to only get these things if

you want them, and want them to the exclusion of everything else.’

– James Ellroy



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K. Writing Quotes, A – Z: #HanifKureishi ‘The vocation of each writer is to…

June 18, 2018




… describe the world as he or she sees it; anything more than that is advertising.’


M. Writing Quotes A – Z: Alan Moore. ‘Life is a lot more interesting if you… #writingquotes #alanmoore

June 16, 2018


… are interested in the people and the places around you. So, illuminate

your little patch of ground, the people that you know, the things you




want to commemorate. Light them upwith your art, with your music,

with your writing, with whatever it is that you do.’


– Alan Moore


V. Writing Quotes A – Z: #PaulValery. ‘Serious people have few ideas. People with ideas…

June 13, 2018

… are never serious.’ – Paul Valery



X Writing Quotes A – Z: ‘If, while observing the boundless universe, the writer is able to scrutinise his own self as well as others…

June 10, 2018


… the resulting incisiveness of his observations will far surpass objective descriptions of reality.’


Gao Xingjian




Writing Quotes A – Z




Writing Quotes A – Z beginning with Z: “I almost always urge people to write in the first person.

June 10, 2018


… Writing is an act of ego and you might as well admit it.”

William Zinsser




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