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Even reading my first bad review was an awesome experience. It was cool because you make something and not everybody's going to like it. I felt like that kind of grew me up a little bit into a professional. I was a student filmmaker, and no one writes reviews about student films.
No one writes a great book every time out, or even a good book.
I fell in love with Virginia Woolf in college. I especially admire how well she writes about daily life, how she captures so much meaning and consequence in the smallest details of a day.
Karen Thompson Walker
I'm not somebody who carries around a notepad and writes songs all day long. I don't imagine everything I think of is worth being in a song. So I tend to collect notes, and I set time aside to go to work and write songs.
Writing is not a competitive sport. Everyone that writes has his or her own voice.
Raymond E. Feist
No matter how well a person writes, a successful book is a team effort involving many, many people.
Linda Lael Miller
A lot of my creative energy is spent coming up with a concept that, once I get it, I feel like it writes itself.
Perfect objectivity is always impossible, no matter who writes a person's biography.
Keats writes better about poems than anybody I've ever read. The things that he says about what he wants his own poems to be are the ideals that I share.
Brother Jones is not my product, and I am not responsible for anything he writes or says.
John Harvey Kellogg
I believe that this idea of story or myth or this thing that Joseph Campbell writes about is sort of an inter-connective spiritual force - like The Force in 'Star Wars' - where it doesn't matter where you were raised, or what your background is, there are certain elements of story that totally appeal to you.
It's an honor when someone writes for you. That means they can hear your voice in their head.
You should see all the negative things that the Romanian press writes about me.
Miles Davis is one who writes songs when he plays.
I've always loved the dialogue that Pedro Almodovar writes.
A friend and I started a band together. I am kind of learning how to play instruments. We write stuff over Skype or e-mail. I send one part and he writes another.
The cool thing about Kyle Killen, he writes really defined characters. I was a big fan of 'Awake' and also 'Lone Star.' I just think that he's a really, really special writer, and complex and deep, and a really smart dude.
Jaime Ray Newman
Jack Thorne writes so well for messed-up teenage girls.
The only thing that's authentic about what a writer writes is his work.
Most actors are starving. Most of us are walking around with a flashlight and tweezers looking for evidence. When you have someone that actually writes an acting role, it's rare.
I'm not one of those people who writes long soliloquies.
The authorized biographers - the ones hand-picked to write the sanitized version of a subject's life - sit up front with the swells while the unauthorized biographer who writes without access or approval gets elbowed to the back of the bus.
Every writer writes in different ways, and so some write the music first, while others write the lyrics first, and some write while they are doing other things, and it is just nice to see how other writers are writing.
There are so many remarkable playwrights working right now, that I see everything I can. Annie Baker is a genius, I'll see anything she writes. The same for Lynn Nottage, Cynthia Hopkins, and Lisa D'Amour. Anything they've got going on, I'll go see.
I felt like I was a teacher. But nowadays, I am as much a student of his. He writes a lot of what we play.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
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