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Getting pigeon-holed by Dragons – TERRY PRATCHETT Quotes for writers (and people who like quotes)

We categorize too much on the basis of unreliable assumption. A literary novel written by Brian Aldiss must be science fiction, because he is a known science fiction writer; a … Continue reading

November 24, 2013 · 5 Comments

Quotes for writers (and people who like quotes) writers and icebergs

If a writer of prose knows enough about what he is writing about, he may omit things that he knows… The dignity of movement of an iceberg is due to … Continue reading

November 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Quotes for writers (and people who like quotes) What writers should do – Natalie Goldberg

Take out another notebook, pick up another pen, and just write, just write, just write. In the middle of the world, make one positive step. In the centre of chaos, … Continue reading

August 25, 2013 · 1 Comment

Quotes for writers (and people who like quotes) Why do you want to be a writer?

Ask yourself why you want to be a writer. If your answer is to be rich, or famous, or published or in fact anything other than that you have a … Continue reading

August 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Quotes for writers (and people who like quotes) American short story writer LORRIE MOORE

Most things good for writing are bad for life. “May your life be not very good material” is a blessing I offer students. —Lorrie Moore Find out more about Lorrie … Continue reading

July 28, 2013 · 2 Comments

Quotes for writers (and people who like quotes) Crime bestseller Lee Child on meeting a basic human need

There is something fundamental in our makeup that wants to endlessly raise and – most importantly – find answers to questions. I believe this is something writers need to understand. … Continue reading

July 7, 2013 · Leave a comment