Tag Archives: quotes

Writerly Quote of the Week

“You read advice, you read the thoughts of other writers, and you immediately believe that none of it is useful. ‘I’m just that awesome,’ you think. ‘I have nothing to learn here.’ You’re already doomed.” –Chuck Wendig, “Why You Probably Still Suck as a Writer“

Writerly Quote of the Week

“The wonder is that characteristic efficacy to touch and inspire deep creative centers dwells in the smallest nursery fairy tale–as the flavor of the ocean is contained in a droplet or the whole mystery of life within the egg of a flea. For the symbols of mythology are not manufactured; they cannot be ordered, invented,… Read More »

Writerly Quote of the Week

“I say write what you like, be realistic about the outcome you’re likely to achieve with your approach, and do it for the love of the work, because that’s likely all you’re going to get out of it besides carpal tunnel syndrome and a fat ass.” –Russell Blake, “Literary or un?“

Writerly Quote of the Week

“To get good at writing stories–really good, publishable quality good–you have to practice, which is a nice way of saying you have to fail. And if you want to stop failing quite so much, then you have to learn from those mistakes.” –Rachel Aaron, “Writing Wednesday: ‘He Never Wasted a Single Failure’”

Writerly Quote of the Week

“If the Melissa Harris Perrys of the world had their way, every bad guy would be a thinly veiled Dick Cheney. That’s oatmeal. Screw oatmeal. I’m all about equal opportunity in my villainy.” –Larry Correia, “Ask Correia #18: Creating ‘Offensive’ Characters“