Category: Quotes

Fiction is truth. You turn to fiction when you…

Fiction is truth. You turn to fiction when you can’t express reality with footnotes and evidence and reportage.

Everything you need to learn about writing you…

Everything you need to learn about writing you will learn, and can only learn, by writing. So get rid of the TV and work. And when you’re stuck, write why you’re stuck, with merciless honesty, and you will become unstuck.

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There are three reasons for becoming a writer:…

There are three reasons for becoming a writer: the first is that you need the money; the second, that you have something to say that you think the world should know; the third is that you can’t think of what to do with the long winter evenings.

You don’t need everyone to love you, jus…

You don’t need everyone to love you, just a few good people.

Unlike self-criticism, which asks if you’re go…

Unlike self-criticism, which asks if you’re good enough, self-compassion asks what’s good for you?

You have to live with the notion of, “If I don…

You have to live with the notion of, “If I don’t write this, no one’s going to write it. If I die, this idea dies with me.”

Rock and roll is commitment. Rock and roll is …

Rock and roll is commitment. Rock and roll is passion and spirit.

If you are not afraid of the voices inside you…

If you are not afraid of the voices inside you, you will not fear the critics outside you.

Some people sort of die before they do die. Th…

Some people sort of die before they do die. They die while they’re still alive; So the question is: Is there life before the death?…