"All good books have one thing in common—they are truer than if they had really happened."
2. F SCOTT FIZGERALD"All good writing is swimming under water and holding your breath."
"Be still when you have nothing to say; when genuine passion moves you, say what you've got to say, and say it hot."
"The most beautiful stories always start with wreckage."
"A writer is congenitally unable to tell the truth and that is why we call what he writes fiction."
"In art, economy is always beauty."
"Don't say the old lady screamed; bring her on and let her scream."
"Begin over again, and concentrate."
"The difficulty of literature is not to write, but to write what you mean."
10. JAMES JOYCE"Why say 'very beautiful'? 'Beautiful' is enough."
These are just a few of the hundreds of quotes I have on my Writers and writing web page. Read and be inspired.
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