Fiction is experimentation; when it ceases to be that, it ceases to be fiction.– John Cheever (via theparisreview)
Writers aren’t people exactly. Or, if they’re any good,...– F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Love of the Last Tycoon
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It’s a real privilege to have a seat at the table in the lives of young...– John Green on why he writes for teens. More here.
It’s not even interesting to tell the truth because to some extent it’s false.– Charles Olson
Nocturnal Reading Attack (nok-tur-nl ree-ding uh-tak); noun 1. the unplannable experience of meeting a book, usually a novel, which refuses to be put down until you have met its conclusion at approximately 5:14 in the morning. 2. what The Fault in Our Stars gave me last night/this morning. Example Sentence I hadn’t had a nocturnal reading attack since Mark Zusak Book Thiefed me in the...
Writing comes from reading, and reading is the finest teacher of how to write.– Annie Proulx
A lot of writing nowadays is very intellectual. Very wussy.– Barry Hannah
We are living in a fake world… But we find reality in this fake world.– Haruki Murakami
And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the...– Roald Dahl
This is how you do it: you sit down at the keyboard and you put one word after...– Neil Gaiman