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Writers quotes by William Of Malmesbury
#1. I, indeed, following the true law of history, have never set down any fact that I have not learned from trustworthy speakers or writers. #Quote by William Of Malmesbury
Writers quotes by R.A. Salvatore
#2. Writers always have confidence issues - it comes with the territory. We never know where we fit in, or what the actual value of our work might be. So we hit lulls, or slogs. Throw in the idea that many creative people are somewhat manic-depressive, and it can get pretty dark at times. #Quote by R.A. Salvatore
Writers quotes by Robert Webb
#3. When I present those clip shows and movie mistakes and things, the persona the writers adopt for me is unimpressed, superior, very sarcastic - I'm not any of that. I can do it, but that's not what I'm like. #Quote by Robert Webb
Writers quotes by Betsy Lerner
#4. All writers are like bomb-throwers, whether they attack with dense academic prose or jazzy riffs of stream-of-consciousness writing. #Quote by Betsy Lerner
Writers quotes by Judy Delton
#5. Many writers believe in arrival without leaving home. They believe in talent but not skill. #Quote by Judy Delton
Writers quotes by Fannie Hurst
#6. The grand canyon which yawns between the writer's concept of what he wants to capture in words and what comes through is a cruel abyss. #Quote by Fannie Hurst
Writers quotes by Himmilicious
#7. The relationship between a perfect cup of coffee and a writer is just like the couple who always standby and feel proud of being committed to each other. #Quote by Himmilicious
Writers quotes by Mary Karr
#8. Success has affected my self-definition in that I have more money. Writers pooh-pooh that idea, but it's a huge deal. #Quote by Mary Karr
Writers quotes by Sue Grafton
#9. I caution writers all the time to slow down and pay more attention to the work in front of them than to the end result. I don't think you write one book and get anywhere. I think you write five books and then maybe you are finally on the right path. #Quote by Sue Grafton
Writers quotes by Avijeet Das
#10. The night too gave up but my eyes did not find sleep! #Quote by Avijeet Das
Writers quotes by Yusef Komunyakaa
#11. Poetry is a process of getting back to the unconscious. Hence, I am always writing-even when I'm not facing the white space. I feel writers are like reservoirs of images. We take in what is around us. #Quote by Yusef Komunyakaa
Writers quotes by F Scott Fitzgerald
#12. In short, you have only your emotions to sell. This is the experience of all writers. #Quote by F Scott Fitzgerald
Writers quotes by Richard Powers
#13. In 25 years of writing novels, I've never had anything that felt like writer's block. #Quote by Richard Powers
Writers quotes by Munia Khan
#14. Everyone writes with hand, but very few can write with heart #Quote by Munia Khan
Writers quotes by Ernest Hemingway,
#15. There is not much future in men being friends with great women although it can be pleasant enough before it gets better or worse, and there is usually even less future with truly ambitious women writers. #Quote by Ernest Hemingway,
Writers quotes by Benjamin Suulola
#16. Two categories of people can be found in the world today. There are those who make things happen and there are those who watch things happen. A spectator watch things happen while a player make things happen. In the same vein, history writers watch things happen and history makers make things happen. This is why history writers are always at the mercy of history makers. #Quote by Benjamin Suulola
Writers quotes by Francine Prose
#17. What's strange is how many beginning writers seem to think that grammar is irrelevant, or that they are somehow above or beyond this subject more fit for a schoolchild than the future author of great literature. #Quote by Francine Prose
Writers quotes by Samuel Johnson
#18. The greatest part of a writer's time is spent in reading, in order to write: a man will turn over half a library to make one book. #Quote by Samuel Johnson
Writers quotes by Criss Jami
#19. The writer's curse is that even in solitude, no matter its duration, he never grows lonely or bored. #Quote by Criss Jami
Writers quotes by Elizabeth Gilbert
#20. I think there are writers who take a quieter approach to their work - one that is just about respectfully showing up for your vocation day after day, steadily doing your best, and letting go of the results. Not going to war against anyone else, or against their talents, or against themselves. #Quote by Elizabeth Gilbert
Writers quotes by L.L. Barkat
#21. One Bagatelle, and I'll raise you a novel," Megan had tweeted back.
"Writing for tea? Now that would have been a solution for the British empire," Laura returned.
"Writing for me," Megan had typed.
"I'll write you a tea fortune."
"No deal. I want a novel. September sounds good. #Quote by L.L. Barkat
Writers quotes by Ursula K. Le Guin
#22. If science fiction is the mythology of modern technology, then its myth is tragic. #Quote by Ursula K. Le Guin
Writers quotes by Pandora Gray
#23. There are a lot of writers, but only one YOU. #Quote by Pandora Gray
Writers quotes by Henry Rollins
#24. Not that the writers weren't good. I believe in those books and those writers very much. It's just that in the climate it's really hard to keep the lights on and the doors open when you're selling poetry and literature that appeals to a fringe audience. #Quote by Henry Rollins
Writers quotes by Guy Gavriel Kay
#25. Some writers later, describing the events of that night and day, wrote that Wan'yen of the Altai had seen a spirit-dragon of the river and become afraid. Writers do that sort of thing. They like dragons in their tales. #Quote by Guy Gavriel Kay
Writers quotes by Christina M. Ward
#26. paint the pony I will ride
soft hues that gather childhood
and thrust forward, to nowhere

back again, we turn
to plunking calliope tune
loud, round notes, we lift higher

hollowed ponies with painted ribbons
between our thighs,
laughter in her eyes

-- from 'Paint the Dancing Pony' (a poem) #Quote by Christina M. Ward
Writers quotes by David Foster Wallace
#27. [Uncentering the Earth] itself is uncentering in the best possible way. Vollmann is one of the deepest, most fully ensouled writers alive. #Quote by David Foster Wallace
Writers quotes by Alexander Chee
#28. Sometimes the writer writes one novel, then another, then another, and the first one he sells is the first one the public sees - but mostly, the debut novel is almost never the first novel the writer wrote. There's a private idea of the writer, known to the writer and whoever rejected him previously, and a public one, visibly only in publication. Each book is something of a mask of the troubles that went into it and so is the writer's visible career. #Quote by Alexander Chee
Writers quotes by A.D. Posey
#29. Live spiritually and you'll be fine. #Quote by A.D. Posey
Writers quotes by Saru Singhal
#30. Writers survive on compliments. Money, they feel, is only a necessity for the mortal being. #Quote by Saru Singhal
Writers quotes by Ted Sarandos
#31. Typically on a TV series, the writers on a show are writing for their life almost every episode. When someone sits down to write a Netflix show, they know there's going to be a 13th hour. #Quote by Ted Sarandos
Writers quotes by Roy Blount, Jr.
#32. An author is a person who can never take innocent pleasure in visiting a bookstore again. Say you go in and discover that there are no copies of your book on the shelves. You resent all the other books - I don't care if they are Great Expectations, Life on the Mississippi and the King James Bible that are on the shelves. #Quote by Roy Blount, Jr.
Writers quotes by Michael R. Emlet
#33. there may indeed be a place for using characters as examples to follow or avoid - remember, the biblical writers do it too - so long as it is practiced with an awareness of the Christcentered plotline of the Bible. #Quote by Michael R. Emlet
Writers quotes by Victoria Strauss
#34. There is an enormous shadow industry of scammers and amateurs who prey on aspiring writers, who divert people from the real publishing industry into this shadow world of vanity publishing and fee-charging agents. #Quote by Victoria Strauss
Writers quotes by Jack Messenger
#35. I always feel apprehensive when someone reads my work for the first time. Most writers are probably the same, with a desperate need to be liked – preferably expressed as lavish praise and uncritical admiration. #Quote by Jack Messenger
Writers quotes by John Steinbeck
#36. Unless a writer's capable of solitude, he should leave books alone and go into the theater. #Quote by John Steinbeck
Writers quotes by Fran Lebowitz
#37. When I was a kid, the people of my generation didn't want to be writers, they wanted to be rock stars. Rock and roll was not just entertainment, it was the center of people's lives. When I was young, it was exciting and interesting. #Quote by Fran Lebowitz
Writers quotes by Bettina Wolfe, Jack The Shifter
#38. One can only hear the chirping of birds, the quacking of ducks, and the echoes of one's mind. #Quote by Bettina Wolfe, Jack The Shifter
Writers quotes by Henry Wiencek
#39. Many writers on slavery today have emphasized the "agency" of the enslaved people, insisting that we pay heed to the efforts of the slaves to resist their condition and assert their humanity under a dehumanizing system. But as slaves gain "agency" in historical analyses, the masters seem to lose it. As the slaves become heroic figures, triumphing over their condition, slave owners recede as historical actors and are replaced by a faceless system of "context" and "forces." So we end up with slavery somehow afloat in a world in which nobody is responsible. #Quote by Henry Wiencek
Writers quotes by Jeff Lindsay
#40. Jackie gave a low gurgling laugh that made my toes curl and beamed at me. "Thanks," she said. "Sergeant Morgan - your sister - we worked on it this weekend. At Bennie's." Bennie's was a cop bar, a place where off-duty police officers hung out - and sometimes stopped in for a quick snort while on duty. The clientele was not known to be friendly to non-cops who wandered in. If Deborah had taken Jackie to Bennie's, they had clearly bonded even more than I'd realized. "It's a really good place for background," Jackie said. "I have to send the writers there to see it." She winked at Deborah. "We did tequila shots. She's not so tough with a couple of drinks under her belt." Debs snorted, but didn't say anything. #Quote by Jeff Lindsay
Writers quotes by Robert Caro
#41. I've always felt that no one understands why some books of non-fiction endure and some don't, because there's not much understanding among many non-fiction writers that the narrative is terribly important. #Quote by Robert Caro
Writers quotes by Bill Willingham
#42. Writers never really like each other anyway. Our insecurities get in the way. #Quote by Bill Willingham
Writers quotes by Charles Dance
#43. Because [writers] Dan Weiss and David Benioff have done such a great job in adapting them, that's what we work with. It serves no purpose to anybody for actors to come onto a set with a well-thumbed copy of the source material and start querying why this or that line has been left out of the script. It's probably been left out for a good reason. #Quote by Charles Dance
Writers quotes by Kate Inglis
#44. Beautiful publishers say beautiful things and then We're sorry, but no... and then more beautiful things. It's a shit sandwich with branston pickle and melted gouda.

I read it out loud to the kids. I stick it to the fridge with the others. Some writers do that because it turns their crank to have a Wall of Publishers Who Passed And Will Someday Regret It. I don't. Each one is, really and truly, a gift. We look at them and the boys and I talk about rejection, all kinds of it. Creative, karmic, romantic. Nothing works out until something does. #Quote by Kate Inglis
Writers quotes by Susan Sontag
#45. What I expect from writers-and from myself as a writer-is to articulate a complex view of things. To incite us to be more compassionate. To orchestrate our mourning. And to celebrate ecstasy. #Quote by Susan Sontag
Writers quotes by Ezra Taft Benson
#46. One of our Church educators published what he purports to be a history of the Church's stand on the question of organic evolution. His thesis challenges the integrity of a prophet of God. He suggests that Joseph Fielding Smith published his work, Man: His Origin and Destiny, against the counsel of the First Presidency and his own Brethren. This writer's interpretation is not only inaccurate, but it also runs counter to the testimony of Elder Mark E. Petersen, who wrote this foreword to Elder Smith's book, a book I would encourage all to read. Elder Petersen said:

Some of us [members of the Council of the Twelve] urged [Elder Joseph Fielding Smith] to write a book on the creation of the world and the origin of man.... The present volume is the result. It is a most remarkable presentation of material from both sources [science and religion] under discussion. It will fill a great need in the Church and will be particularly invaluable to students who have become confused by the misapplication of information derived from scientific experimentation.


When one understands that the author to whom I alluded is an exponent of the theory of organic evolution, his motive in disparaging President Joseph Fielding Smith becomes apparent. To hold to a private opinion on such matters is one thing, but when one undertakes to publish his views to discredit the work of a prophet, it is a very serious matter.

It is also apparent to all who have the Spirit o #Quote by Ezra Taft Benson
Writers quotes by Paulo Coelho
#47. You have two types of writers: one like Proust who was locked in his room and wrote the masterpiece. And the other type was Hemingway who celebrated life and also wrote a masterpiece. #Quote by Paulo Coelho
Writers quotes by Mehmet Murat Ildan
#48. The train may fall in love with a station, but it has to go and it goes! Don't be like the train; stay at the station you fell in love, go nowhere! #Quote by Mehmet Murat Ildan
Writers quotes by Edmund White
#49. I like to read great books not because I'm hoping to imitate them but because I want to remind myself how good you have to be to be any good at all. We won't be read in the light of other writers in our zip code or decade but as we compare to Proust, Joyce, and Nabokov. History has set the bar very high, and one must jump over it, not do the limbo under it. #Quote by Edmund White
Writers quotes by Mehmet Murat Ildan
#50. In hard times, gold is a good friend and good friend is gold! #Quote by Mehmet Murat Ildan
Writers quotes by Plutarch
#51. But if any man undertake to write a history, that has to be collected from materials gathered by observation and the reading of works not easy to be got in all places, nor written always in his own language, but many of them foreign and dispersed in other hands, for him, undoubtedly, it is in the first place and above all things most necessary, to reside in some city of good note, addicted to liberal arts, and populous; where he may have plenty of all sorts of books, and upon inquiry may hear and inform himself of such particulars as, having escaped the pens of writers, are more faithfully preserved in the memories of men, lest his work be deficient in many things, even those which it can least dispense with. #Quote by Plutarch
Writers quotes by Markus Zusak
#52. You'll have days of complete lack of faith in your abilities. But you have to keep coming back. That's when you know you're a writer – when you take the failures and appear at the desk again, over and over again. #Quote by Markus Zusak
Writers quotes by Suchet Chaturvedi
#53. Everyone who's born has a mysterious life path to follow. We must live to find that one reason to live #Quote by Suchet Chaturvedi
Writers quotes by William F. Buckley, Jr.
#54. The traces to the East haven been broken, the Republican party will never again be dominated by the editorial writers for the New York Herald Tribune. Free at last. #Quote by William F. Buckley, Jr.
Writers quotes by Mehmet Murat Ildan
#55. Know all the paths, but walk on your path! Be original! #Quote by Mehmet Murat Ildan
Writers quotes by Harold Innis
#56. Writing with a simplified alphabet checked the power of custom of an oral tradition but implied a decline in the power of expression and the creation of grooves which determined the channels of thought of readers and later writers. #Quote by Harold Innis
Writers quotes by Kate Cooper
#57. The new ideal of virginity and widowhood opened up a new era of sympathetic collaboration between men and women, and for male-female friendship. By establishing a category of women who were understood to be off-limits with respect to romantic entanglements, writers like Gregory were able to support and even celebrate a feminine version of Christianity without being afraid to seem as if they had fallen under the influence of feminine charms. #Quote by Kate Cooper
Writers quotes by Randall Jarrell
#58. Goethe said, "The author whom a lexicon can keep up with is worth nothing"; Somerset Maugham says that the finest compliment he ever received was a letter in which one of his readers said: "I read your novel without having to look up a single word in the dictionary." These writers, plainly, lived in different worlds. #Quote by Randall Jarrell
Writers quotes by Stephanie Lennox
#59. The sooner you finish procrastinating, the sooner you can get back to your art. #Quote by Stephanie Lennox
Writers quotes by Nathaniel Hawthorne
#60. Themselves in such confidential depths of revelation as could fittingly be addressed only and exclusively to the one heart and mind of perfect sympathy; as if the printed book, thrown at large on the wide world, were certain to find out the divided segment of the writer's own nature, and complete his circle of existence by bringing him into communion with it. It is scarcely decorous, however, to speak all, even where we speak impersonally. But, as thoughts are frozen and utterance benumbed, unless the speaker stand in some true relation with his audience, #Quote by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Writers quotes by Nelson W. Aldrich
#61. Boozing does not necessarily have to go hand in hand with being a writer ... I therefore solemnly declare to all young men trying to become writers that they do not actually have to become drunkards first. #Quote by Nelson W. Aldrich
Writers quotes by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
#62. There's a swell book that's out of print now. Maybe Seven Stories will bring it out again. It's called The Writer and Psychoanalysis by a man who's now dead named Edmund Bergler. He claimed he had treated more writers than anyone else in his field, and being that he practiced in New York, he probably did. Bergler said that writers were fortunate in that they were able to treat their neuroses every day by writing. He also said that as soon as a writer was blocked, this was catastrophic because the writer would start to go to pieces. And so I said in a piece in Harper's, or a letter I wrote to Harper's, about "the death of the novel": People will continue to write novels, or maybe short stories, because they discover that they are treating their own neuroses. And I have said about the practice of the arts that practicing any art - be it painting, music, dance, literature, or whatever - is not a way to make money or become famous. It's a way to make your soul grow. So you should do it anyway. #Quote by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
Writers quotes by Jarod Kintz
#63. Writer's want to write something that'll live forever. I don't. What do I care if my writing lives forever if I won't? I just want to be recognized while I'm still alive. #Quote by Jarod Kintz
Writers quotes by Ed Seykota
#64. Good traders trade. Good letter writers write letters. #Quote by Ed Seykota
Writers quotes by Philip L. Moore
#65. If you can read & write then the opportunities are endless, if you just believe in yourself then anything is possible, you can become anyone and do anything, what's more is, you can take others with you! #Quote by Philip L. Moore
Writers quotes by Flannery O'Connor
#66. Anybody who has survived his childhood has enough information about life to last him the rest of his days. #Quote by Flannery O'Connor
Writers quotes by Dick Wolf
#67. There are professional negotiators working for the writers and the actors, but basically you've got the writers and actors negotiating against businessmen. That's why you get rhetoric. #Quote by Dick Wolf
Writers quotes by Born In Slavery: Slave Narratives From The Federal Writers Project
#68. I was owned by Johnson Bell and born in New Orleans, in Loisiana. Cordin to the bill of sale, I'm eighty-six years old, and my master was a Frenchman and was real mean to me. He ran saloon and kept bad women. I don't know nothing 'bout my folks, if I had any, 'crept my mama. They done tell me she was a bad woman and a French Creole.
I worked 'round master's saloon, kep everything cleaned up after they'd have all night drinkin' parties, men and women. #Quote by Born In Slavery: Slave Narratives From The Federal Writers Project
Writers quotes by James Ellroy
#69. Cliché shouters, sloganeers, fashion-conscious pseudoidealists. Locusts attacking social causes with the wrong information and bogus solutions, their one legit gripe--the Sleepy Lagoon case--almost blown through guilt by association: fellow travelers soliciting actual Party members for picketing and leaflet distribution, nearly discrediting everything the Sleepy Lagoon Defense Committee said and did. Hollywood writers and actors and hangers-on spouting cheap trauma, Pinko platitudes and guilt over raking in big money during the Depression, then penancing the bucks out to spurious leftist causes. People led to Lesnick's couch by their promiscuity and dipshit politics. #Quote by James Ellroy
Writers quotes by John Gardner
#70. The writer's characters must stand before us with a wonderful clarity, such continuous clarity that nothing they do strikes us as improbable behavior for just that character, even when the character's action is, as sometimes happens, something that came as a surprise to the writer himself. We must understand, and the writer before us must understand, more than we know about the character; otherwise neither the writer nor the reader after him could feel confident of the character's behavior when the character acts freely. #Quote by John Gardner
Writers quotes by Barbara Delinsky
#71. Every woman feels. It just takes the right man to make things combust. #Quote by Barbara Delinsky
Writers quotes by Chris D'Elia
#72. I definitely am a performer, and there are different styles of stand-up; I mean, some people are writers and they get onstage to get jokes out, and that's definitely not what I do. I like to just go up and, if I'm telling a story about someone, I'll play his or her part. #Quote by Chris D'Elia
Writers quotes by Helen Humphreys
#73. The author is at one end of the experience of writing and the reader is at the other, and the book is the contract between you. #Quote by Helen Humphreys
Writers quotes by Henry Fielding
#74. As this is one of those deep observations which very few readers can be supposed capable of making themselves, I have thought proper to lend them my assistance; but this is a favour rarely to be expected in the course of my work. Indeed, I shall seldom or never so indulge him, unless in such instances as this, where nothing but the inspiration with which we writers are gifted can possibly enable anyone to make the discovery. #Quote by Henry Fielding
Writers quotes by Cari Beauchamp
#75. Adding to her frustration was the much more frequent attention being given to her gender. Throughout the twenties, Frances was hailed as "one of the most famous scenario writers" or "highest paid scenarist" and now The Big House was promoted in the Los Angeles Examiner under the headline "Woman Writes Film Plot of Penitentiary. #Quote by Cari Beauchamp
Writers quotes by Adrian McKinty
#76. Because of England's lack of social mobility, unless they make truly heroic efforts, writers who are privately educated and then go on to Oxbridge or an institution like the BBC will generally embarrass themselves when they attempt to have a go at working- or lower middle-class characters. #Quote by Adrian McKinty
Writers quotes by Aravind Adiga
#77. At a time when India is going through great changes and, with China, is likely to inherit the world from the West, it is important that writers like me try to highlight the brutal injustices of society. #Quote by Aravind Adiga
Writers quotes by A.D. Posey
#78. Cry while writing it, and readers will cry while reading it. #Quote by A.D. Posey
Writers quotes by Martin Amis
#79. Most writers need a wound, either physical or spiritual. #Quote by Martin Amis
Writers quotes by Christopher Bram
#80. The fact of the matter is that readers and audiences are never blank slates: individuals see in a work whatever they need to see at that moment. #Quote by Christopher Bram
Writers quotes by Jim Crace
#81. I am not - thank heavens - one of those 'driven' writers who spend a fortnight buckled with empty fright over an untouched page only to wake at two in the morning feverish with paragraphs. #Quote by Jim Crace
Writers quotes by Alexis De Tocqueville
#82. The only authors whom I acknowledge as American are the journalists. They, indeed, are not great writers, but they speak the language of their countrymen, and make themselves heard by them. #Quote by Alexis De Tocqueville
Writers quotes by Neil Gaiman
#83. The best advice I can give on this is, once it's done, to put it away until you can read it with new eyes. Finish the short story, print it out, then put it in a drawer and write other things. When you're ready, pick it up and read it, as if you've never read it before. If there are things you aren't satisfied with as a reader, go in and fix them as a writer: that's revision. #Quote by Neil Gaiman
Writers quotes by Yuriy Tarnawsky
#84. I think I view myself primarily as a fiction writer. Poetry is more of a "hobby," a time of rest from the hard work of writing fiction. #Quote by Yuriy Tarnawsky
Writers quotes by Lindsay Duncan
#85. My background is really being a writer's actor - that seems to be the way I work best, bringing out the best of writing. There's a whole range of acting skills, and some people can be astonishing with very poor material. That's not me; my skill is essentially unlocking the writing. #Quote by Lindsay Duncan
Writers quotes by Scott F. Falkner
#86. At some point you need to stop looking out at others and start looking inward, at yourself, at your own accomplishments, at your own foibles, at your own successes and your own failures. It's only when you begin to look inward that you can begin to have an effect on those out there, the ones with the greedy eyes and outstretched hands. #Quote by Scott F. Falkner
Writers quotes by Janette Rallison
#87. Well you can't believe everything you read. After all, by definition, fiction writers lie for a living. #Quote by Janette Rallison
Writers quotes by Mary Oliver
#88. Various ambitions to complete the poem, to see it in print, to enjoy the gratification of someone's comment about it - serve in some measure as incentives to the writer's work. Though each of these is reasonable, each is a threat to the other ambition of the poet, which is to write as well as Keats, Yeats, or Williams - or whoever it was who scribbled onto a page a few lines whose force the reader once felt and has never forgotten. Every poet's ambition should be to write as well. Anything else is only a flirtation. #Quote by Mary Oliver
Writers quotes by AVA.
#89. there is a difference between
loneliness and solitude,
one will empty you and
one will fill you.

you have the power to choose. #Quote by AVA.
Writers quotes by Darnell M. Hunt
#90. It's just unfair that talent of color aren't given the same opportunities as white and male actors, directors, producers, writers, et cetera. #Quote by Darnell M. Hunt
Writers quotes by Jeffrey Zeldman
#91. Somebody has to pay our editors, writers, journalists, designers, developers, and all the other specialists whose passion and tears go into every chunk of worthwhile web content. #Quote by Jeffrey Zeldman
Writers quotes by Scott McCloud
#92. Comics offers tremendous resources to all writers and artists:faithfulness, control, a chance to be heard far and wide without fear of compromise ... it offers range and versatility with all the potential imagery of film and painting plus the intimacy of the written word. And all that's needed is the desire to be heard
the will to learn
and the ability to see. #Quote by Scott McCloud
Writers quotes by Tahar Ben Jelloun
#93. I belong to a specific category of writers, those who speak and write in a language different from that of their parents. #Quote by Tahar Ben Jelloun
Writers quotes by Dallas Roberts
#94. I find that with any good run on a show with good writers, they put something on paper, and you put something back on film, and that affects what they put on the paper the next time. #Quote by Dallas Roberts
Writers quotes by Alice Walker
#95. Deliver me from writers who say the way they live doesn't matter. I'm not sure a bad person can write a good book. If art doesn't make us better, then what on earth is it for. #Quote by Alice Walker
Writers quotes by Chloe Thurlow
#96. Reading is sexy. Women who read are suspect. Women who write dangerous. #Quote by Chloe Thurlow
Writers quotes by Banksy
#97. Graffiti is only dangerous in the mind of three types of people; politicians, advertising executives and graffiti writers, #Quote by Banksy
Writers quotes by Ursula K. Le Guin
#98. In its silence, a book is a challenge: it can't lull you with surging music or deafen you with screeching laugh tracks or fire gunshots in your living room; you have to listen to it in your head. A book won't move your eyes for you the way images on a screen do. It won't move your mind unless you give it your mind, or your heart unless you put your heart in it ... To read a story well is to follow it, to act it, to feel it, to become it
everything short of writing it, in fact. Reading is not interactive with a set of rules or options, as games are; reading is actual collaboration with the writer's mind. No wonder not everyone is up to it. #Quote by Ursula K. Le Guin
Writers quotes by Adam Steven Page
#99. Putting a piece of you in your protagonist adds depth and merges the worlds of fiction and reality. #Quote by Adam Steven Page
Writers quotes by Zakes Mda
#100. There can never be enough writers anywhere in the world. #Quote by Zakes Mda
Writers quotes by Pankaj Mishra
#101. There is a lot of anxiety in India about writers selling out to foreign audiences, but I'm neither flattering the Indian audience nor the American audience. I'm uneasily somewhere in the middle. #Quote by Pankaj Mishra
Writers quotes by Erica Jong
#102. I have forgotten my rave reviews and memorized my vicious ones - like most writers. #Quote by Erica Jong
Writers quotes by A.D. Posey
#103. Your life is a story. Write the one you want to read. #Quote by A.D. Posey
Writers quotes by Steve Bisley
#104. As an actor, the thing I want to do to an audience is always be ahead of them and always be surprising in the work without deviating from the writer's intention. #Quote by Steve Bisley
Writers quotes by Nelson Algren
#105. I am the penny whistle of American literature. #Quote by Nelson Algren
Writers quotes by Lawrence Ferlinghetti
#106. When you're young, everything seems like a romance. At 96, I can still feel romantic about publishing young unknown writers. #Quote by Lawrence Ferlinghetti
Writers quotes by Mehmet Murat Ildan
#107. Whatever good and beautiful experience you are having, if you are not writing them down, you are wasting them! Your thoughts on the paper are your real reality because the realities of the experience quickly disappear, they are already gone, they are dead, but the written thoughts of your experiences are still alive and can live thousands of years! Sit down and write them down! #Quote by Mehmet Murat Ildan
Writers quotes by Helen Mirren
#108. Ill-informed intuition is fantastic - it's what great art is. So really old painters or writers or actors are brilliant, because they've finally reached the point when they can let go of al technique. #Quote by Helen Mirren
Writers quotes by Rhianna Pratchett
#109. I think 'Overlord' has definitely benefited because I work with every single level designer, and working where we have space to tell the story. That's what it's all about - getting writers and storytellers involved in the team and being a back and forth process. #Quote by Rhianna Pratchett
Writers quotes by Mark Maish
#110. Writing is not a hobby. It's the only way I get to shut up the demons in my head. #Quote by Mark Maish
Writers quotes by Sydney Lea
#111. You'd better discover a more important motive than publication for your work or else you'll go crazy. My sense is that you'll be writers only if you are convinced that to write is something for which there is no substitute in your life. You must therefore be ambitious for your work rather than for its promotion. The good news here is that if you assign secondary importance to publishing and primary to writing itself, you will write better, and will thus increase your odds of getting publishing. #Quote by Sydney Lea
Writers quotes by Vianka Van Bokkem
#112. Writers are extremely awesome entertainers #Quote by Vianka Van Bokkem
Writers quotes by Fannie Hurst
#113. Writing is the loneliest job in the world. There's always that frustrating chasm to bridge between the concept and the writing of it. We're a harassed tribe, we writers. #Quote by Fannie Hurst
Writers quotes by Lytton Strachey
#114. In pure literature, the writers of the eighteenth century achieved, indeed, many triumphs; but their great, their peculiar, triumphs were in the domain of thought. #Quote by Lytton Strachey
Writers quotes by Teju Cole
#115. I am suspicious of writers who say their work is original and influenced by nobody. If it is, it is probably uninteresting. The biggest source of novels is other novels. #Quote by Teju Cole
Writers quotes by Chang-rae Lee
#116. As for what's the most challenging aspect of teaching, it's convincing younger writers of the importance of reading widely and passionately. #Quote by Chang-rae Lee
Writers quotes by Joshilyn Jackson
#117. She spoke with all the authority vested in her by her flea-market prayer beads and her lotus-flower tramp stamp. #Quote by Joshilyn Jackson
Writers quotes by Lee Gutkind
#118. The word 'creative' refers simply to the use of literary craft in presenting nonfiction - that is, factually accurate prose about real people and events - in a compelling, vivid manner. To put it another way, creative nonfiction writers do not make things up; they make ideas and information that already exist more interesting and, often, more accessible. #Quote by Lee Gutkind
Writers quotes by Margaret Mahy
#119. I was able to work out all sorts of attitudes to style and event and character, all of which affected the way I came to think about my own writing. I believe that all good writers are original. #Quote by Margaret Mahy
Writers quotes by Nicki Minaj
#120. I think one of the things I was shocked about was how interested the world is in 'American Idol' and how people, writers, they write about 'Idol' all the time, and I guess I didn't expect that. #Quote by Nicki Minaj
Writers quotes by Barbara Kingsolver
#121. I learned to produce whether I wanted to or not. It would be easy to say oh, I have writer's block, oh, I have to wait for my muse. I don't. Chain that muse to your desk and get the job done. #Quote by Barbara Kingsolver
Writers quotes by George Orwell
#122. I wanted to write enormous naturalistic novels with unhappy endings, full of detailed descriptions and arresting similes, and also full of purple passages in which words were used partly for the sake of their own sound. #Quote by George Orwell
Writers quotes by R.L. Stine
#123. I have a cheat-sheet for each one of my characters about their personality, the way they look, etc. So there is no possible way that I could have writer's block. #Quote by R.L. Stine
Writers quotes by Sam Lipsyte
#124. Wesley Stace has always been the only genuinely gifted fiction writer who also happens to be a rock star, but Wonderkid is the book he was born to write. And if you prefer your novels brazen, poignant and hilarious, as I do, you were born to read it. Like a great show, this will stay with you long after the last cymbal crash and power strum. #Quote by Sam Lipsyte
Writers quotes by Robert Black
#125. Isn't it strange how the most lethal cynics are often the most optimistic creative dreamers? #Quote by Robert Black
Writers quotes by Alan Joshua
#126. To write a novel is to dream while awake, then express the dream to the reader in an absorbing way. The road leading from the writer's inner world to the readers' is paved with prose. #Quote by Alan Joshua
Writers quotes by Russell Smith
#127. One of the qualities essential to writing exciting stories, whether for page or screen, is an ability to abandon one's morality. We simply cannot be good writers and good people. One must be able to access one's darkest self, one's venality and pettiness and murderousness. #Quote by Russell Smith
Writers quotes by Rhonda Hughe St. John
#128. A writer's journey may be tough, but never give up and enjoy every moment. #Quote by Rhonda Hughe St. John
Writers quotes by Michael Bassey Johnson
#129. Some writers aren't writers, they are mere escapees' and refugees' on an exile from the jungle of thoughts. #Quote by Michael Bassey Johnson
Writers quotes by Charlotte Eriksson
#130. Art is supposed to reflect your journey through real life. Your discovery of your character in solitude and around other people, the moments of clarity when you feel loved and the moment when your heart breaks so much that you can hear it crack. When you run careless and free on open fields and when you're struggling on your way home on the bus. This is what makes you a real artist. Experiences, moments, stories. Falling recklessly in love, losing someone you love and then learning to belong to yourself again. Going to new places, meeting new people, driving in the middle of the night on empty streets. Going to the ocean and staying there until 6 a.m, smoking cigarettes and talking about roses and butterflies. These are the things that will give you something worth writing about, worth singing about, worth creating art around. #Quote by Charlotte Eriksson
Writers quotes by Roger Boutwell
#131. Two excellent crime fiction writers I'm currently reading...

Laura Wilson and Andrew Taylor #Quote by Roger Boutwell
Writers quotes by Eric Clapton
#132. I have no problem with religion, and I grew up with a strong curiosity about spiritual matters, but my searching took me away from church and community worship to the internal journey. Before my recovery began, I found my God in music and the arts, with writers like Hermann Hesse, and musicians like Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, and Little Walter. #Quote by Eric Clapton
Writers quotes by Patti Smith
#133. The Bible is very resonant. It has everything: creation, betrayal, lust, poetry, prophecy, sacrifice. All great things are in the Bible, and all great writers have drawn from it and more than people realise, whether Shakespeare, Herman Melville or Bob Dylan. #Quote by Patti Smith
Writers quotes by Christina Stead
#134. Los Angeles is a Yukon for crime-story writers. #Quote by Christina Stead
Writers quotes by Andre Gide
#135. Enduring fame is promised only to those writers who can offer to successive generations a substance constantly renewed; for every generation arrives upon the scene with its own particular hunger. #Quote by Andre Gide
Writers quotes by Anonymous
#136. There is a problem with writers. If what a writer wrote was published and sold many, many copies, the writer thought he was great. If what a writer wrote was published and sold a medium number of copies, the writer thought he was great. If what a writer wrote was published and sold very few copies, the writer thought he was great. If what the writer wrote never was published and he didn't have the money to publish it himself, then he thought he was truly great. The truth, howevet, was that there was very little greatness. It was almost nonexistent, invisible. But you could be sure that the worst writers had the most confidence, the least self-doubt. Anyway, writers were to be avoided, #Quote by Anonymous
Writers quotes by Enrique Vila-Matas
#137. He believes that if talent is demanded of a literary publisher or a writer, it must also be demanded of a reader. Because we mustn't deceive ourselves: on the journey of reading we often travel through difficult terrains that demand a capacity for intelligent emotion, a desire to understand the other, and to approach a language distinct from the one of our daily tyrannies ... Writers fail readers, but it also happens the other way around and readers fail writers when all they ask of them is confirmation that the world is how they see it. #Quote by Enrique Vila-Matas
Writers quotes by Stephen Jones
#138. Just because everybody uses language, that doesn't mean that they can write even tolerable prose. #Quote by Stephen Jones
Writers quotes by Michael Keaton
#139. Over the years, I think, people - actors, writers, whatever - lose their frame of reference. Their frame of reference is based on somebody else who did this or did that. Performances. So it just becomes a reflection of what already works. Like a warm-up. And that's an invitation to be inauthentic. #Quote by Michael Keaton
Writers quotes by MaryJanice Davidson
#140. All writers are crazy. So never mind what the editors and your family and your critique group tells you. Submit your manuscripts and keep submitting until you get an offer. Then you can be crazy, with a paycheck. #Quote by MaryJanice Davidson
Writers quotes by Ursula K. Le Guin
#141. Writers need to learn their trade, and how to negotiate the increasingly difficult marketplace. The trade can be taught and learned just as the craft can. But a workshop where the trade is the principal focus of interest is not a writing workshop. It is a business class. #Quote by Ursula K. Le Guin
Writers quotes by Roy Peter Clark
#142. WORKSHOP 1. Read your writing aloud to a friend. Ask, "Does this sound like me?" Discuss the response. 2. After rereading your work, make a list of adjectives that define your voice, such as heavy or aggressive, ludicrous or tentative. Now try to identify the evidence in your writing that led you to these conclusions. 3. Read a draft of a story aloud. Can you hear problems in the story that you could not see? 4. Save the work of writers whose voices appeal to you. Consider why you admire the voice of a particular writer. How is it like your voice? How is it different? In a piece of freewriting, imitate that voice. #Quote by Roy Peter Clark
Writers quotes by Michael Ian Black
#143. The illustrators work so much harder on the books than the writers do. I mean, that's so much work doing what they do, and it's terrible for them. #Quote by Michael Ian Black
Writers quotes by Michelle Paver
#144. People often ask writers where they get their inspiration, and for me, the short answer is that I haven't a clue; I'm just grateful that I get them. #Quote by Michelle Paver
Writers quotes by Lynne Truss
#145. Inverted commas (or speech marks, or quotes) are sometimes used by fastidious writers as a kind of linguistic rubber glove, distancing them from vulgar words or clichés they are too refined to use in the normal way. This 'N' character in Iris Murdoch's novel evidently can't bring himself to say 'keep in touch' without sealing it hygienically within inverted commas, and doubtless additionally indicating his irony with two pairs of curled fingers held up at either side of his face. #Quote by Lynne Truss
Writers quotes by Matt Fraction
#146. [A comic book writers' union] will never happen. Someone will always be willing to write Batman for free ... You sit at a bar with an editor at a show and you see 19 people come up and pitch ideas at them. If everybody writing the top 20 books all quit and demanded, 'Union now, union forever,' those 19 guys would be getting phone calls. There will never be a union. I think things are getting better - I bet things have never been so good - but there will never be a union. #Quote by Matt Fraction
Writers quotes by Anne Lamott
#147. Very few writers really know what they are doing until they've done it. #Quote by Anne Lamott
Writers quotes by Janice Y.K. Lee
#148. What wonderful and haunting worlds Krys Lee illuminates-a goose for a goose father, a sympathetic wife made bold by her husband's infidelity- all facets of a Korea and a Korean America made new by this exciting writer's entrancing vision. #Quote by Janice Y.K. Lee
Writers quotes by C.D. Wright
#149. Readers have to be sought out and won to the light of the page, poem by poem, one by one by one. #Quote by C.D. Wright
Writers quotes by Paolo Bacigalupi
#150. I think the fact that we, as writers, don't engage with resource-level questions is a symptom of our society where we just don't know where our stuff comes from. #Quote by Paolo Bacigalupi
Writers quotes by Chang-rae Lee
#151. The entire reason is gone, like the old-time writers who at some point found that very few people, if any, actually practiced reading anymore. But at least those writers had time, the change happening over many decades, until readers became rare enough that they were believed to be nearly extinct, like some twitchy, sensitive creatures who lingered in the twilight brush. #Quote by Chang-rae Lee
Writers quotes by Henry Mosquera
#152. I think all artists struggle to represent the geometry
of life in their own way, just like writers deal with
archetypes. There are only so many stories that you can
tell, but an infinite number of storytellers. #Quote by Henry Mosquera
Writers quotes by Dan Alatorre
#153. A humorist is a writer who's not funny enough to call themselves a comedian. #Quote by Dan Alatorre
Writers quotes by Julie Burchill
#154. We are used to female writers who use their private lives as unmitigated material being somewhat hormonal; this somehow 'excuses' what might be seen as a highly unfeminine ability to turn their personal upsets into money. #Quote by Julie Burchill
Writers quotes by Terry Tempest Williams
#155. We write out of our humanity by writing through our direct experience. That which is most personal is most general, which becomes both our insight and protection as a writers. This is our authority as women, as human beings. #Quote by Terry Tempest Williams
Writers quotes by Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
#156. If we gained only one incontestable truth every ten years from each of our philosophical writers the harvest we reaped would be sufficient. #Quote by Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
Writers quotes by Paul Di Filippo
#157. Of the birth of subgenres, there is no end. They arise like bubbles full of miraculous hopes and potentials from the Planckian foam of the canon, inspiring writers new and established alike. #Quote by Paul Di Filippo
Writers quotes by Robert Holdstock
#158. All characters are based on elements of a writer's personal experience. #Quote by Robert Holdstock
Writers quotes by Smrithi Eswar
#159. good writers know how to shift around their alphbet #Quote by Smrithi Eswar
Writers quotes by M Chapman
#160. Writers are not narcissists. They simply acknowledge that what they find interesting is not unique to them. #Quote by M Chapman
Writers quotes by Ursula K. Le Guin
#161. Hardly anybody ever writes anything nice about introverts. Extroverts rule. This is rather odd when you realise that about nineteen writers out of twenty are introverts. We are been taught to be ashamed of not being 'outgoing'. But a writer's job is ingoing. #Quote by Ursula K. Le Guin
Writers quotes by Malcolm Bradbury
#162. If Caribbean writers have one single unifying theme, it is a strong sense of place, and of home. There is also - always, beneath the humour, which is a West Indian characteristic - a sadness: an awareness of a past that can never really be forgotten, or forgiven. #Quote by Malcolm Bradbury
Writers quotes by Martin Amis
#163. Probably all writers are at some point briefly under the impression that they are in the forefront of disintegration and chaos, that they are among the first to live and work after things fall apart. #Quote by Martin Amis
Writers quotes by Stevie Nicks
#164. When you're in a band with three writers, three great writers, you only get one third of the writer thing. So that's the whole reason that I did a solo career. And that's, you know, when I told Fleetwood Mac I was going to do that, they were of course terrified that I would do that record and then that I would quit. #Quote by Stevie Nicks
Writers quotes by Jason E. Hodges
#165. As a writer, a poet, you're not alone in wanting to be alone. Your work is a friendship that never leaves you. #Quote by Jason E. Hodges
Writers quotes by Ross Macdonald
#166. We writers, as we work our way deeper into our craft, learn to drop more and more personal clues. Like burglars who secretly wish to be caught, we leave our fingerprints on broken locks, our voiceprints in bugged rooms, our footprints in the wet concrete. #Quote by Ross Macdonald
Writers quotes by A.D. Posey
#167. Just say no to negative energy. #Quote by A.D. Posey
Writers quotes by Margaret Mahy
#168. At this stage I am not involved with young adults as closely as many other writers. My children are grown up and my grandchildren are still quite young. #Quote by Margaret Mahy
Writers quotes by Isaac Bashevis Singer
#169. Writing has power, but its power has no vector. Writers can stir the mind, but they can't direct it. Time changes things, God changes things, the dictators change things, but writers can't change anything. #Quote by Isaac Bashevis Singer
Writers quotes by Garth Risk Hallberg
#170. I think there is a real thing going on where writers are feeling more liberated to write with a big canvas because of a demonstrable, continued appetite for long-form storytelling. #Quote by Garth Risk Hallberg
Writers quotes by David Byrne
#171. I've never had writer's block. #Quote by David Byrne
Writers quotes by Maya Angelou
#172. But the Russian writers would be packed away in mothballs and stored in our basement. I would savor the idea of Dostoevsky's, Tolstoy's and Gorki's volumes molding in the dank cellar, wisps of camphor and odors of wet earth floating above them. I #Quote by Maya Angelou
Writers quotes by Jonathan Ames
#173. Then again, the name, the associations with a writer's name, can add to the reader's entertainment and pleasure. #Quote by Jonathan Ames
Writers quotes by Robert Hass
#174. Images are not quite ideas, they are stiller than that, with less implication outside themselves. And they are not myth, they do not have the explanatory power; they are nearer to pure story. Nor are they always metaphors; they do not say this is that, they say this is. #Quote by Robert Hass
Writers quotes by David Gerrold
#175. Doesn't anybody ever want to talk about anything else besides 'Star Trek?' There were 79 episodes of the series; there were 55 different writers. I was only one of them. #Quote by David Gerrold
Writers quotes by Daniel Kehlmann
#176. Usually I work out the plot before I start. This time I thought: Writers always talk about not knowing where a book is going - -I want to experience that, too. What I found out is that it's very interesting, but it takes much longer because you have so many false starts. You take wrong turns and you have to go back and start the whole chapter, or the whole section, from scratch. #Quote by Daniel Kehlmann
Writers quotes by Edgar Cantero
#177. Flying monkeys exist in literature, Nate," Kerri said. "Horror writers who get laid exist in literature. #Quote by Edgar Cantero
Writers quotes by Kristin Michelle Elizabeth
#178. The life of the party is actually an introverted recluse. She knows the difference between being alone and being lonely. The latter is a feeling she has yet to experience. If she invites you into her world, she plans on keeping you. #Quote by Kristin Michelle Elizabeth
Writers quotes by Simon Kinberg
#179. There are too many good comic book writers out there. I'd rather remain a fanboy. #Quote by Simon Kinberg
Writers quotes by Wendy Cope
#180. I think it's a question which particularly arises over women writers: whether it's better to have a happy life or a good supply of tragic plots. #Quote by Wendy Cope
Writers quotes by Christine Zolendz
#181. This bitch was giving me writer's block."
-Kade #Quote by Christine Zolendz
Writers quotes by Lee Gutkind
#182. This is the first lesson for writers - or anyone - who conducts interviews: If you want someone to talk, you've got to know how to listen. And good listening is a surprisingly active process. The interviewee is your focus of attention; you are there to hear what he says and thinks, exclusively. #Quote by Lee Gutkind
Writers quotes by Tess Gerritsen
#183. I think that, for physicians who want to become writers, they have the material, the smarts, they have the logic, they know the stories; it's just a matter of being able to connect with their emotional sides - that's the key to writing good fiction. #Quote by Tess Gerritsen
Writers quotes by Mehmet Murat Ildan
#184. Your body travels sometimes to somewhere but your mind travels every time to everywhere! #Quote by Mehmet Murat Ildan
Writers quotes by Natalie Goldberg
#185. A writer's job is to give the reader a larger vision of the world. #Quote by Natalie Goldberg
Writers quotes by Frederick Lenz
#186. I enjoy the writings of all of these authors and they have been very inspirational for me. But I think that it is important as writers of metaphysical, New Age, occult fiction and nonfiction to not take ourselves too seriously. #Quote by Frederick Lenz
Writers quotes by Joyce Rachelle
#187. Oh you cut your hair! What happened? Are you going through a breakup or something?"

"My favorite character died. #Quote by Joyce Rachelle
Writers quotes by Avijeet Das
#188. I do not follow any tradition. I may stand at the beginning of one. #Quote by Avijeet Das
Writers quotes by Kilroy J. Oldster
#189. Writing allows us to exploit the synergistic dynamics of the human brain including memory, the ability to engage in constructive research, visually scrutinize our private thoughts, and discuss and share an evolving linkwork of thoughts with other people. #Quote by Kilroy J. Oldster
Writers quotes by Jorge Luis Borges
#190. The famed author Robert Lewis Stevenson declared that he'd trained his Brownies to be writers. As he slept, they would whisper fantastic plots in his ear
for example, the strange case of Dr. Jekyll and the diabolical Mr. Hyde, and that episode in "Olalla" when a young man from an old Spanish family bites his sister's hand. #Quote by Jorge Luis Borges
Writers quotes by Rod Serling
#191. I suppose we think euphemistically that all writers write because they have something to say that is truthful and honest and pointed and important. And I suppose I subscribe to that, too. But God knows when I look back over thirty years of professional writing, I'm hard-pressed to come up with anything that's important. Some things are literate, some things are interesting, some things are classy, but very damn little is important. #Quote by Rod Serling
Writers quotes by Catherine Drinker Bowen
#192. Writers seldom choose as friends those self-centered characters who are never in trouble, never make mistakes, and always count their change as it is handed to them. #Quote by Catherine Drinker Bowen
Writers quotes by Steven Pinker
#193. Language pedants hew to an oral tradition of shibboleths that have no basis in logic or style, that have been defied by great writers for centuries, and that have been disavowed by every thoughtful usage manual. #Quote by Steven Pinker
Writers quotes by Deborah Smith
#194. Possibly the best thing about the whole experience is that Kang and I are now really good friends. It's as much of a pleasure and privilege to know her as a person as it is to translate her work. She's been over for two UK publicity tours, which means lots of time to chat on trains etc., and she was hear all last summer for a writer's residency in Norwich, where I got to meet her son too. #Quote by Deborah Smith
Writers quotes by Ambrose Bierce
#195. GUNPOWDER, n. An agency employed by civilized nations for the settlement of disputes which might become troublesome if left unadjusted. By most writers the invention of gunpowder is ascribed to the Chinese, but not upon very convincing evidence. Milton says it was invented by the devil to dispel angels with, and this opinion seems to derive some support from the scarcity of angels. #Quote by Ambrose Bierce
Writers quotes by Robert Anton Wilson
#196. The minority who actually loves its work seems to be made up chiefly of the writers, dancers, actors and other artists, most scientists above the technician-troll level, computer freaks, and the righteous dope-dealers of California. #Quote by Robert Anton Wilson
Writers quotes by John Sutherland
#197. The American critic Dale Peck, author of Hatchet Jobs (2004), argues that reviewing finds its true character in critical GBH such as Fischer's [review of Martin Amis's Yellow Dog]. It represents a return to the prehistoric origins of reviewing in Zoilism - a kind of pelting of pretentious literature with dung, lest the writers get above themselves; it is to the novelist what the gown of humiliation was to the Roman politician - a salutary ordeal. Less grandly, bad reviews are fun, so long as you are not the author. There is, it must be admitted, a kind of furtive blood sport pleasure in seeing a novelist suffer. You read on. Whereas most of us stop reading at the first use of the word 'splendid' or 'marvellous' in a review. #Quote by John Sutherland
Writers quotes by Eddie Adams
#198. All that a Pulitzer really does is give the obit writers something to put between the commas after your name. #Quote by Eddie Adams
Writers quotes by Rupert Sanders
#199. So when it was my turn to start developing projects, I knew the writers I wanted to work with, and I had met every head of studio, every executive and a lot of producers. I started finding things, little crumbs off other people's tables that I would make my own. #Quote by Rupert Sanders
Writers quotes by Chris Abani
#200. Fiction is risky for writers also in that the process of making certain books, of shaping certain narratives, leaves scars and marks on your inner life. #Quote by Chris Abani

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