Writing is the best way to talk without being interrupted.
Writing makes no noise, except groans, and it can be done everywhere, and it is done alone.
Better to write for yourself and have no public, than to write for the public and have no self.
I still love sparkles and grocery shopping and really old cats that are only nice to you half the time. I still love writing in my journal and wearing dresses all the time and staring at chandeliers.
One of the best things about writing is how it redeems, not to mention recycles, all of one's prior experiences, including or perhaps especially the failures.
Reading maketh a full man, conference a ready man, and writing an exact man.
When we read the best nineteenth- and twentieth-century novelists, we soon realize that they are trying in a variety of ways to establish a definition of human nature, to justify the continuation of life as well as the writing of novels.
Writing energy is like anything else. The more you put in, the more you get out.
Writing is a fairly lonely business unless you invite people in to watch you do it, which is often distracting and then have to ask them to leave.
Writing is a crummy profession, but a good hobby.
Easy reading is damned hard writing.
Writing is only boring to the people who are boring themselves.
Forget all the rules. Forget about being published. Write for yourself and celebrate writing.
Im a doctor they dont understand my writing, so I stopped writingnow Im like lightningand you aint Vince Young, so dont clash wit the Titans.
The bear bent down to do up its case again. As he did so, Mrs. Brown caught a glimpse of the writing on the label. It said, simply, PLEASE LOOK AFTER THIS BEAR. THANK YOU.