Category Archives: Writer’s Quotes

“By writing much, one learns to write well.” –Robert Southey

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Writing, Sin, Violence – Alice Walker

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Exercise the Writing Muscle – Jane Yolen

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Writing is double living – Catherine Drinker Bowen

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True Magic: Changing States of Mind

True Magic in Writing Genre Fiction Writing is about changing state of mind, about enticing a reader to suspend disbelief and accept that the spell the writer weaves is real, at least for the duration of the read. That kind … Continue reading

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Write Decently – E.B. White

Goal: To Write Decently If I have defined my ideal reader properly, I assume that she is educated, experienced in both vocation and life, and that this is certainly not her first rodeo. She is genre savvy, because she reads … Continue reading

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Money Money Money Poetry

Find the right definition of poetry, and you may be able to find a way to make money at it. Some songwriters manage–Willie Nelson comes to mind, and at least some of his songs definitely qualify. The real question is why … Continue reading

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