What haunts me

"So, I read your book ." Me: *dies by terror caused by suspense*


Writing a novel is spent in the cathedrals of the imagination -- Quotable - Janet Frame - Writers Write

If you always compare yourself to other people you are never going to measure up. Only compare yourself with the person you were yesterday. That is the only way that you will succeed.

But potatoes are so good, and you can do tons of stuff with them (fry em, mash em, cook em in a stew, etc.

"If a story is in you, it has got to come out." (William Faulkner) - Se uma história está em você, tem que sair.

Quotes by Amazing Writers on Writing


date a writer. Well, it might be hard

Sir Winston Churchill - Writing a book is an adventure. To begin with, it is a toy and an amusement. Then it becomes a mistress, then it becomes a master, then it becomes a tyrant. The last phase is that just as you are about to be reconciled to your servitude, you kill the monster, and fling him to the public. #quotations #quotes

Sir Winston Churchill - Well, dinner would have been splendid if the wine had been as cold as the soup, the beef as rare as the service, the brandy as old as the fish, and the maid as willing as the Duchess.

Doris Lessing

In memory of Doris Lessing. A brilliant writer. A gifted person.

Yup. I either sit and stare at the screen for hours or I'm up after midnight typing away.

Previous Pinner Said: Yup. I either sit and stare at the screen for hours or I'm up after midnight typing away.

Oh, gosh, like, all the time. Even for my own books!

You know you're a writer when. you sound craxy trying to explain plot lines to people.

C.S.Lewis quote on writing

A favorite writing quote

Awesone writing quote. So true ! Of course I usually kill them after....or maim. Or make them fall in a hole.

Why I write Because my characters are all lost, homeless, trapped in my mind. They've helped me through so much, it would be cruel not to give them a place to live.


You should write because you love the shape of stories and sentences and the creation of different words on a page. Writing comes from reading, and reading is the finest teacher of how to write.

Quotable - Virginia Woolf

I've experienced this many times and am ashamed to say I'm not always determined keep writing, fellow writers!

I couldn’t disagree with this more. Writing isn’t what imprisons us. It’s what sets us free.

"I think every writer stands in the doorway of their prison. The very act of storytelling is a return to the prison of what torments us and keeps us captive, and writers are repeat offenders.

I think I did pretty well, considering I started out with nothing but a bunch of blank paper.

Steve Martin quote on writing.