Tuesday, July 31, 2007

Quotes About Writing

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

"Writing only leads to more writing." ~ Sidonie Gabrielle

"When in doubt, have a man come through the door with a gun in his hand." ~ Raymond Chandler

"Never throw up on an editor." ~ Ellen Datlow

"Don't get it right, just get it written." James Thurber

"Good writing is supposed to evoke sensation in the reader. Not the fact that it is raining, but the feeling of being rained upon." ~ E.L. Doctorow

"If I don't write to empty my mind, I go mad." Lord Byron

"Imagination is more important than knowledge." ~ Albert Einstein

"Whether or not you write well, write bravely." Bill Stout

"Writing is a lot easier if you have something to say." ~ Sholem Asch

"If you start with a bang, you won't end with a whimper." ~ T.S. Eliot

"Talent alone cannot make a writer. There must be a man behind the book." ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

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