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    Some Quotes about Writing

    Alfred Hitchcock

    Quotes about Writing

    “The scariest moment is always just before you start. After that, things can only get better.” 
    Stephen King
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    “Sometimes the ideas just come to me. Other times I have to sweat and almost bleed to make ideas come. It’s a mysterious process, but I hope I never find out exactly how it works.” 
    J.K. Rowling
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    "I have a huge editor in my head who's always making me miserable. But sometimes I try and let unconscious act out." 
    David Chase 
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    "There came this point where I sat down with all my notebooks and I had to start to write, when I thought: this whole notion of writing for the person who understands nothing, the average reader... He has to die! And so the person I started writing for was the homicide detective." 

    David Simon

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    “First, you write for yourself... always, to make sense of experience and the world around you. It’s one of the ways I stay sane." 
    Bruce Springsteen

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    "First and foremost, you want to be truthful as a storyteller."
    Terence Winter

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    "All is fair in love and songwriting." 
    Norah Jones
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    "I don't believe that songwriting has to be profound, but I truly believe that it's a crime for you to go outta your way for it not to be." 
    Steve Earle
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    “My aim is to put down on paper what I see and what I feel in the best and simplest way.”
    Ernest Hemingway
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    If you want to really hurt your parents, the least you can do is go into the arts. The arts are not a way to make a living. They are a very human way of making life more bearable. Practicing an art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow, for heaven's sake. Sing in the shower. Dance to the radio. Tell stories. Write a poem to a friend, even a lousy poem. Do it as well as you possibly can. You will get an enormous reward. You will have created something.”
    Kurt Vonnegut

     

     

     

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