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Think of an economy where people could be an artist or a photographer or a writer without worrying about keeping their day job in order to have health insurance.
After the writer's death, reading his journal is like receiving a long letter.
You know, as a writer, I'm more of a listener than a writer, cuz if I hear something I will write it down.
The first essential in writing about anything is that the writer should have no experience of the matter.
I am a writer perhaps because I am not a talker.
I burned out my drawing hand by using it too much. The common word for it is writer's cramp. The fancy words for it are focal dystonia. The symptom in my case was a pinky finger that went spastic when I tried to draw.
I don't think of myself as a director or writer. I think of myself as a filmmaker.
I've carved out a career for myself really as a writer.
I consider criticism merely a preliminary excitement, a statement of things a writer has to clear up in his own head sometime or other, probably antecedent to writing; of no value unless it come to fruit in the created work later.
I can see how a relationship with a writer would be an easy thing.
For a country to have a great writer is like having a second government. That is why no regime has ever loved great writers, only minor ones.
I feel like the writer observing the grief, but it is difficult to be detached from it.
The writer should never be ashamed of staring. There is nothing that does not require his attention.
The writer can choose what he writes about but he cannot choose what he is able to make live.
I feel incredibly successful. I make a living as a writer and am able to help support a big family, my church, my bleeding-heart causes.
The writer, when he is also an artist, is someone who admits what others don't dare reveal.
Most of the basic material a writer works with is acquired before the age of fifteen.
In a mood of faith and hope my work goes on. A ream of fresh paper lies on my desk waiting for the next book. I am a writer and I take up my pen to write.
Pearl S. Buck
I never became a writer for the money. I am a poet first. Even getting published is a miracle for poets.
I'm a singer and a writer first. I started to rap by accident, being playful.
Having been an actor and a writer for so long - 20 years or so - I felt that it would be daft to go to one's grave without having directed. It's a natural extension of writing and acting, and so I knew it would happen one day.
I don't think I'm a particularly good writer, and I'm not terribly insightful.
An incinerator is a writer's best friend.
I always was a writer, but then I wanted to do stand-up because I thought that was a way that I could perform what I wrote.
I hold any writer sufficiently justified who is himself in love with his theme.
And I find - I'm 63, and my capacity to be by myself and just spend time by myself hasn't diminished any. That's the necessary part of being a writer, you better like being alone.
Life and people are complex. A writer as an artist doesn't have the personality of a politician. We don't see the world that simply.
Joyce Carol Oates
I'm a fairly undisciplined writer.
It's a wonderful thing, as a writer, to be given parameters and walls and barriers.
For me, the glory of my first 25 years as a writer was I could put things off as long as I wanted.
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