Some Thoughts About Writing From Various Authors

“The greatest part of a writer’s time is spent in reading, in order to write; a man will turn over half a library to make one book.”

Samuel Johnson

“The difference between the almost right word and the right word is … the difference between the lightning bug and the lightning.”

Mark Twain

“Do not hoard what seems good for a later place in the book, or for another book; give it, give it all, give it now.”

Annie Dillard

We are all apprentices in a craft where no one ever becomes a master.”

Ernest Hemingway

“Every secret of a writer’s soul, every experience of his life, every quality of his mind, is written large in his works.”

Virginia Woolf

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