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Writing is easy: All you do is sit staring at a blank sheet of paper until drops of blood form on your forehead.
Science fiction is any idea that occurs in the head and doesn't exist yet, but soon will, and will change everything for everybody, and nothing will ever be the same again. As soon as you have an idea that changes some small part of the world you are writing science fiction. It is always the art of the possible, never the impossible.
Writing is the only thing that, when I do it, I don't feel I should be doing something else.
I'm a provincial. I live very much like a hermit: reading, listening to music, working in the cutting room, writing, commercial work - which doesn't take up that much time.
God flourished my ministry and my career of creative thinking, communicating and writing back 50 years.
Robert H. Schuller
I think writing really helps you heal yourself. I think if you write long enough, you will be a healthy person. That is, if you write what you need to write, as opposed to what will make money, or what will make fame.
Good sense is both the first principal and the parent source of good writing.
Writing, to me, is simply thinking through my fingers.
In my writing I am acting as a map maker, an explorer of psychic areas, a cosmonaut of inner space, and I see no point in exploring areas that have already been thoroughly surveyed.
William S. Burroughs
Writing is an extreme privilege but it's also a gift. It's a gift to yourself and it's a gift of giving a story to someone.
You cannot hope to sweep someone else away by the force of your writing until it has been done to you.
It seems that so much writing is being done in the nineteenth-century model, where every connection has to be thoroughly explained.
True ease in writing comes from art, not chance, as those who move easiest have learned to dance.
Writing saved me from the sin and inconvenience of violence.
I've always associated the moment of writing with a moment of lift, of joy, of unexpected reward.
Writing in English is the most ingenious torture ever devised for sins committed in previous lives. The English reading public explains the reason why.
When I was writing pretty poor poetry, this girl with midnight black hair told me to go on.
When a man is in doubt about this or that in his writing, it will often guide him if he asks himself how it will tell a hundred years hence.
I can remember being home from school with tonsillitis and writing stories in bed to pass the time.
And the idea of just wandering off to a cafe with a notebook and writing and seeing where that takes me for awhile is just bliss.
J. K. Rowling
Writing is an act of faith, not a trick of grammar.
E. B. White
In writing and politicking, it's best not to think about it, just do it.
The most important thing is to read as much as you can, like I did. It will give you an understanding of what makes good writing and it will enlarge your vocabulary.
J. K. Rowling
The desire to write grows with writing.
Factoring in millions of people when I'm writing a song is not a good idea. I don't ever do it.
The profession of book writing makes horse racing seem like a solid, stable business.
Nothing matters but the writing. There has been nothing else worthwhile... a stain upon the silence.
I am a drinker with writing problems.
There are different rules for reading, for thinking, and for talking. Writing blends all three of them.
Without words, without writing and without books there would be no history, there could be no concept of humanity.
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