20 advice from world’s most famous writers
Good writers understand words. And words explain everything !! They have this knack of using words to their advantage.
Here you go, 20 advices from successful writers around the world.
Inspire and get inspired !!
“To me, the greatest pleasure of writing is not what it’s about, but the inner music that words make.” – Truman Capote
“If there’s a book that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it.” – Toni Morrison
“There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.” – Ernest Hemingway
“Writing a book is a horrible, exhausting struggle, like a long bout with some painful illness. One would never undertake such a thing if one were not driven on by some demon whom one can neither resist nor understand.” – George Orwell
“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” – Maya Angelou
“I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by.” – Douglas Adams
“Substitute ‘damn’ every time you’re inclined to write ‘very;’ your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be.” – Mark Twain
“The historian records, but the novelist creates.” – E M Forster
“You never have to change anything you got up in the middle of the night to write.” – Saul Bellow
“There is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book. Books are well written, or badly written. That is all.” – Oscar Wilde
“We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.” – Anais Nin
“I write differently from what I speak, I speak differently from what I think, I think differently from the way I ought to think, and so it all proceeds into deepest darkness.” – Franz Kafka
“No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader.” – Robert Frost
“Read, read, read. Read everything – trash, classics, good and bad, and see how they do it. Just like a carpenter who works as an apprentice and studies the master. Read! You’ll absorb it. Then write. If it’s good, you’ll find out. If it’s not, throw it out of the window.” – William Faulkner
“Writing is the flip side of sex – it’s good only when it’s over.” – Hunter S Thompson
“”Here is a lesson in creative writing. First rule: Do not use semicolons. They are transvestite hermaphrodites representing absolutely nothing. All they do is show you’ve been to college.” – Kurt Vonnegut
“I have nothing else to tell; unless, indeed, I were to confess that no one can ever believe this narrative, in the reading, more than I have believed it in the writing.” – Charles Dickens
“Tomorrow may be hell, but today was a good writing day, and on the good writing days nothing else matters.” – Neil Gaiman
“And as imagination bodies forth the forms of things unknown, the poet’s pen turns them to shapes, and gives to airy nothings a local habitation and a name.” – William Shakespeare
“You can make anything by writing.” – C S Lewis