You have to resign yourself to the fact that you waste a lot of trees before you...– J. K. Rowling | Vancouver 2000 writers’ festival (via writingadvice)
As things stand now, I am going to be a writer. I’m not sure that I’m going to...– Hunter S. Thompson, The Proud Highway (via shatteringbluebulb)
I can’t help but to write, I have an inner need for it. If I’m not in the middle...– Kaari Utrio
Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed...– Sir Francis Bacon
Reading usually precedes writing and the impulse to write is almost always fired...– Susan Sontag
When I am attacked by gloomy thoughts, nothing helps me so much as running to my...– Michel de Montaigne
The point of books is to have way too many but to...
All the fantasy writers I know have a way of dwelling on their own fears and...– Charles Beaumont
It doesn’t matter. I have books, new books, and I can bear anything as long as...– Jo Walton,Among Others (via thesearepeopleyouknow)
You can approach the act of writing with nervousness, excitement, hopefulness,...– Stephen King ~ On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft
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An idea you have might not be original. But by creating a novel out of that idea...– Umberto Eco (via writingadvice)
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Me attempting to write:
notwritenow: Turn on computer Open word document that contains novel/short story/poem Stare at cursor Open internet browser Tumblr. Scroll Scroll Giggle-like-reblog Scroll Minimize browser Stretch Stare at cursor Type sentence Delete sentence Stare at cursor Tumblr.
Even when reading is impossible, the presence of books acquired produces such an...– A. E. Newton (via bookoasis)
When I’m near the end of a book, I need to sleep in the same room with it.– Joan Didion (via notwritenow)