My Top Ten Quotes

Quotes  


1) “A professional writer is an amateur who didn’t quit.”
~Richard Bach

2) “Anyone who is going to be a writer knows enough at 15 to write several novels.”
~May Sarton

3) “We are all apprentices in a craft where no one ever becomes a master.”
~Ernest Hemingway


4) “There is only one plot – things are not what they seem.”
~Jim Thompson

5) “The road to hell is paved with adverbs.”
~Stephen King

6) “The difference between the almost right word and the right word is … the difference between the lightning bug and the lightning.”
~Mark Twain

7) “I think all writing is a disease. You can’t stop it.”
~William Carlos Williams

8) “If it sounds like writing, I rewrite it.”
~Elmore Leonard

9) “The first draft of anything is shit.”
~Ernest Hemingway

10) “The road to hell is paved with works-in-progress.”
~Philip Roth


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