Reading at meals is considered rude in polite society, but if you expect to succeed as a writer, rudeness should be the second-to-least of your concerns. The least of all should be polite society and what it expects.
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stationary (via Writing)
I’m convinced that fear is at the root of most bad writing.
Stephen King (via writingbox)
To care about words, to have a stake in what is written, to believe in the power of books - this overwhelms the rest, and beside it one’s life becomes very small.
Paul Auster (via writingquotes)