"Good writing is supposed to evoke sensation in the reader—not the fact that it is raining, but the feeling of being rained upon." E.L. Doctorow
“For your born writer, nothing is so healing as the realization that he has come upon the right word.” Catherine Drinker Bowen
"There's a word for a writer who never gives up... published." Joe Konrath
"Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great." Mark Twain
"Becoming the reader is the essence of becoming a writer." John O'Hara
"The task of a writer consists of being able to make something out of an idea." Thomas Mann
"If a book is not alive in the writer's mind, it is as dead as year-old horse-sh!t." Stephen King"Close the door. Write with no one looking over your shoulder. Don't try to figure out what other people want to hear from you; figure out what you have to say. It's the one and only thing you have to offer." Barbara Kingsolver
"Write like you mean it." me
Got 1000 words out Monday and 1600 yesterday! Hoping to keep at it today, though some necessary errands may put a dip in my numbers. But it's okay - any numbers are good, right?
I've added a word counter widget to my side bar, so you guys can help hold me accountable. If you don't see it climbin', knock some sense into me! Deal?
How's your project coming?And which quote from above did you like best?