View image | gettyimages.com The very reason I write is so that I might not sleepwalk through my entire life. — Zadie Smith Related articles Writing Tip: Tips For Writers From Zadie Smith
Literature should not disappear up its own asshole, so to speak. Kurt Vonnegut via 15 Things Kurt Vonnegut Said Better Than Anyone Else Ever Has Or Will · The A.V. Club. Related articles Tips from Kurt Vonnegut (swiss-miss.com)
Writing for oneself is like dancing with one’s sister. Eduardo Galeano
How to avoid writing: Write a blog post about how you’re not writing.
Take a pencil to write with on aeroplanes. Pens leak. But if the pencil breaks, you can’t sharpen it on the plane, because you can’t take knives with you. Therefore: take two pencils. Margaret Atwood via Margaret Atwood’s Ten Rules for Writing Fiction « Aerogramme Writers’ Studio.
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I’m not a very good writer, but I’m an excellent rewriter. James Michener