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March 2, 2011

General Writing: Quotes About Writing/Books

Filed under: General Writing — Tags: , — ax20 @ 6:05 pm

Everybody walks past a thousand story ideas every day. The good writers are the ones who see five or six of them. Most people don’t see any. ~Orson Scott Card

The concrete is better than the abstract. The detail is better than the commonplace. The sensual is better than the intellectual. The visual is better than the mental. ~Ellen Hunnicutt

A novel is a chance to try on a different life for size. ~Marion C. Garretty

We’re all stories in the end. Just make it a good one, ’cause it was, you know. It was the best. ~Doctor Who

Books may well be the only true magic. ~Alice Hoffman

Only bad writers think that their work is really good. ~Anne Enright


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