Here are 50 nuggets of writing wisdom from some of the greatest authors of all time:"Read, read, read. All they do is show you've been to college."--Kurt Vonnegut Jr., A Man Without a Country"You should write because you love the shape of stories and sentences and the creation of different words on a page.Read everything -- trash, classics, good and bad, and see how they do it. Writing comes from reading, and reading is the finest teacher of how to write."--Annie Proulx"A book is made from a tree.
Sort of cheering for yourself in the great football stadium of life. Austin Kleon The first and most important thing an individual can do is to become an individual again, decontrol himself, train himself as to what is going on and win back as much independent ground for himself as possible. It cannot be scheduled in advanced or rationed equally between working days. So get comfortable with being misunderstood, disparaged, or ignored — the trick is to be too busy doing your work to care.
The Ancient Sage If you get stuck, get away from your desk. Austin Kleon Your brain gets too comfortable in your everyday surroundings. You need to spend some time in another land, among people that do things differently than you.
Across the millennia, the author is speaking, clearly and silently, inside your head, directly to you.
Writing is perhaps the greatest of human inventions, binding together people, citizens of distant epochs, who never knew one another.
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Twyla Tharp Adequate form [in art] requires: 1) Individuality rather than imitative repetitiousness 2) Brevity rather than bulkiness 3) Clarity rather than obscurity 4) Simplicity of expression rather than complexity of form.
Bruce Lee It is, in fact, nothing short of a miracle that the modern methods of instruction have not yet entirely strangled the holy curiosity of inquiry; for this delicate little plant, aside from stimulation, stands mainly in need of freedom.
Without this it goes to wrack and ruin without fail.
Albert Einstein I think the artistry is in having an insight into what one sees around them.