Quotes

  • Life is a handful of short stories, pretending to be a novel.~ Anonymous
  • After writing for 15 yrs it struck me I had no talent for writing. I couldn’t give it up. By that time I was already famous. ~ Mark Twain
  • When I hear hypocritical quarreling about grammar … I see they forget the 1st rule is expression should be vital & natural. ~ Thoreau
  • Bad decisions make good stories. ~ Anonymous
  • A plot begins when somebody has something to hide. ~ Benjamin Black
  • I love writing. I love the swirl and swing of words as they tangle with human emotions. ~ J. Michener
  • Writing is easy: All you do is sit staring at a blank sheet of paper until drops of blood form on your forehead. ~ Gene Fowler
  • Life is a handful of short stories, pretending to be a novel. ~ Anonymous
  • A synonym is a word you use when you can't spell the other one. ~ Baltasar Graci├ín
  • Be Yourself, Everyone Else is Already Taken. ~ Oscar Wilde
  • Don’t judge it. Just write it. It’s not for you to judge it. ~ Philip Roth
  • The best time for planning a book is while you're doing the dishes." ~ Agatha Christie
  • Inspiration is wonderful when it happens, but the writer must develop an approach for the rest of the time… The wait is simply too long. – Leonard Bernstein