Quotes about Writing.

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Writers know that sometimes things are there in the drawer for decades before they finally come out and you are capable of writing about them.
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I think of myself as writing realist American fiction. 'Cynical but hopeful' wouldn't be the worst thing I've ever been called.
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I studied philosophy, religious studies, and English. My training was writing four full-length novels and hiring an editor to tear them apart. I had enough money to do that, and then rewriting and rewriting and rewriting.
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No matter how much money I made from writing, I'd keep the bookstore job.
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The difficulty of writing a second novel is directly proportional to how successful the first novel was, it seems.
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For me, if Shakespeare was around today, he'd be writing screenplays - a big Hollywood movie.
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I'd like to take a course in writing. I'm not the best writer in the world. I'd like to write more neatly, even though people don't send many handwritten letters these days.
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The first writing of the human being was drawing, not writing.
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If I was writing about an academic or a more difficult person, I would use the Latinate vocabulary more, but I do think Anglo-saxon is the language of emotion.
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I don't ever know where I'm going. Because one of the wonderful things about writing, which is different than working in programming, you don't need to know. You could just write and discover where you're going. And it's a great deal of fun.
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I've been really enjoying writing articles and writing music and music for movies.
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I was writing fiction, but not finishing fiction.
Fiction, Finishing, Writing
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The ultimate thing is creating your own stuff and making projects for yourself. That's what Seth Rogen does. He's writing and producing a lot of the movies that he's the lead in.
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One thing I've tried to do in writing music is take on very basic things, very archetypal things.
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I suppose directing on set is the most fun because it's a good crack and you feel you're on the battlefield whereas writing is a fairly solitary undertaking.
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I've been writing since I was very young, even before I was a teenager. As far as I'm concerned, I am a writer - whether my writing's spoken or written in a blog, paper, book or printed on the side of a submarine.
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I'd faced a lot of rejection from labels and the industry, and it was getting hard to keep believing in myself. But something wouldn't let me - inside - I had this voice that was relentlessly hopeful, and honestly, I just loved performing and writing too much to ever really quit.
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I have a 10-year track record of writing for the Jewish community.
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I started writing poetry as a teenager in suburban Chicago out of emotional desperation.
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As a songwriter, I'm not necessarily writing about myself or my life.
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It's impossible to control the reception of your work - the only thing you can control is the experience of writing itself, and the work you create.
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You become a great writer by writing.
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I don't care about writing really.
About, Care, Really, Writing
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I would perhaps like to go back to writing small books about obscure people.
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Non-fiction about personal subjects is going to attract more user comments than a foreign correspondent writing from Syria - unfortunately.

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