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10 More Author Quotes to Ponder You write to communicate to the hearts and minds of others what's burning inside you.  And we edit to let the fire show through the smoke.  ~Arthur Polotnik Writing is both mask and unveiling. ~E.B. White Work on a good piece of writing proceeds on three levels: a musical one, where it is composed; an architectural one, where it is constructed; and finally, a textile one, where it is woven. ~Walter Benjamin The first draft is just you telling yourself the story. ~Terry Pratchett There are three secrets to writing a novel. Unfortunately nobody knows what they are. ~W. Somerset Maugham If your screen stays blank or your notepad empty, God cannot use your words. ~K.M. Logan A writer writes. There are no exceptions to this reality. No excuses. Stop wasting time talking about your stories and get them on paper. ~Christy Hall Being a writer is like having homework every night for the rest of your lif
Writers...On Writing 10 Quotes to Ponder "Don't loaf and invite inspiration; light out after it with a club, and if you don't get it you will none the less get something that looks remarkably like it." ~Jack London            "Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart." ~William Wordsworth "I love writing. I love the swirl and swing of words as they tangle with human emotions." ~James Michener "Just write every day of your life. Read intensely. Then see what happens. Most of my friends who are put on that diet have very pleasant careers.” ~Ray Bradbury “Every secret of a writer’s soul, every experience of his life, every quality of his mind, is written large in his works.” ~Virginia Woolf “There is only one plot—things are not what they seem.” ~Jim Thompson "Ink on paper is as beautiful to me as flowers on the mountains; God composes, why shouldn't we?" ~Terry Guillemets "One must be d