On Writing

April 20th, 2015 by

“I never want to see anyone, and I never want to go anywhere or do anything. I just want to write.”

— P. G. Wodehouse

On Writing

April 13th, 2015 by

“Follow the path of your aroused thought, and you will soon meet this infernal inscription: There is nothing so beautiful as that which does not exist.”

— Paul Valery

On Writing

April 6th, 2015 by

“I never started from ideas but always from character.”

— Ivan Turgenev

On Writing

March 30th, 2015 by

“The wastepaper basket is the writer’s best friend.”

— Isaac Bashevis Singer

On Writing

March 23rd, 2015 by

“A blank piece of paper is God’s way of telling us how hard it to be God.”

— Sidney Sheldon

On Writing

March 16th, 2015 by

“Engrave this in your brain: EVERY WRITER GETS REJECTED. You will be no different.”

— John Scalzi

On Writing

March 9th, 2015 by

“Fundamentally, all writing is about the same thing; it’s about dying, about the brief flicker of time we have here, and the frustration that it creates.”

— Mordecai Richler

On Writing

March 2nd, 2015 by

“There’s no such thing as writer’s block. That was invented by people in California who couldn’t write.”

— Terry Pratchett

On Writing

February 23rd, 2015 by

“Make it new.”

— Ezra Pound

On Writing

February 16th, 2015 by

“What is needed is, in the end, simply this: solitude, great inner solitude. Going into yourself and meeting no one for hours on end–that is what you must be able to attain.”

— Rainer Maria Rilke