Posts tagged writer
Nobody ever realizes they’re a writer. They only think they’re a writer.
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Everyone thinks writers must know more about the inside of the human head, but that is wrong. They know less, that’s why they write. Trying to find out what everyone else takes for granted.
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I’ve always been interested in people, but I’ve never liked them.
(Source: juliafierro, via tattoolit)
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You people are as calm as quaaludes.
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Put down everything that comes into your head and then you’re a writer. But an author is one who can judge his own stuff’s worth, without pity, and destroy most of it.
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In theory, she was working on a novel. In practice, she was going insane.
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The more important virtue for a writer, I believe, is self-forgiveness.
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I hope there are always words I don’t know.
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What no wife of a writer can ever understand is that a writer is working when he’s staring out the window.
Filed under writing writer Burton Rascoe
There are three rules for writing a novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are.
Filed under writing novel writer W. Somerset Maugham