Quotes

Somewhat Somewhere

In the past year, I noted down this long list of quotes about writing.

It’s filled with sharp, witty and truthful words by famous, renowned authors (apart from Howard Stern maybe). 

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Good work doesn’t happen with inspiration. It comes with

constant, often tedious and deliberate effort. If your vision of

a writer involves sitting in a cafe, sipping an aperitif with

one’s fellow geniuses, become a drunk. It’s easier and far less

exhausting.

    – William Hefferman

Books aren’t written – they’re rewritten. Including your own. It

is one of the hardest things to accept, especially after the

seventh rewrite hasn’t quite done it.

    – Michael Crichton

In composing, as a general rule, run a pen through every other

word you have written; you have no idea what vigor it will give

your style.

    – Sydney Smith

Only a mediocre writer is always at his…

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