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50 PIECES OF WRITING ADVICE FROM AUTHORS

Writers – well, good writers anyway – understand words. They have this uncanny knack of knowing which one to use and when – and just think, there are thousands upon thousands upon thousands of the blighters. So, when a writer writes about writing, it’s worth taking note. Especially if you’re a budding man (or woman) […]

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To send a letter is a good way to go somewhere without moving anything but your heart. Phyllis Theroux  

– Can a man still be brave if he’s afraid? -That is the only time a man can be brave. A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin

“The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.” Jane Austen – Northanger Abbey

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There is creative reading as well as creative writing. Ralph Waldo Emerson

“May God Help you God”

Professor Ramzi Suleiman and I were talking about religion fanatics, those who kill in the name of God. The professor told me that when he meets God, the first thing he will say “May God help you”.

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Writing is a struggle against silence. Carlos Fuentes

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Writing is a struggle against silence. Carlos Fuentes

I loved words. I love to sing them and speak them and even now, I must admit, I have fallen into the joy of writing them. -Anne Rice  

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There is nothing like staying at home for real comfort. Emma – Jane Austen

Writing, to me, is simply thinking through my fingers. Isaac Asimov

If the writing is honest it cannot be separated from the man who wrote it. Tennessee Williams