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10 Memorable Writing Quotes


1.        ‘I believe in dangerous writing… unless you’re writing about something that scares you, you’re wasting your time.’


 – Chuck Palahniuk


2.      ‘ ‘Every secret of a writer’s soul, every experience of his life, every quality of his mind, is written large in his works.’


– Virginia Woolf


3.      ‘It ain’t whatcha write, it’s the way atcha write it.’


Jack Kerouac


4.      ‘A good story should make you laugh, and a moment later break your heart.’


Chuck Palahniuk


5.      ‘You have to just drive over the edge. You haven’t got time to mess about.’


– Ralph Fiennes


6.      ‘‘Make your decisions strong decisions, bold decisions. If you think it is enough, double it. Get there in an unexpected way. Do things that make your story stand out.’


– Jon Gunn


7.     ‘If it sounds like writing, I rewrite it. Or, if proper usage gets in the way, it may have to go. I can’t allow what we learned in English composition to disrupt the sound and rhythm of the narrative.’


Elmore Leonard


8.    ‘‘If I wrote thinking about people’s responses it would be deadly. My rule is, “write first, blush later… ‘

– Gillian Flynn


9.  ‘Not a wasted word. This has been the main point of my literary thinking all my life.’


– Hunter S. Thompson


10.  ‘I do not over-intellectualise the writing process. I try to keep it simple. Tell the damned story.’


– Tom Clancy


Check out short stories:
Muddy Lovehttp://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B01BX70SB4
Yellowest Orangehttp://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00AW257H2