"The first eight drafts are terrible." --Malcolm Gladwell
Today's quote comes from Isabel Allende: “I don’t think of literature as an end in itself. It’s just a way of communicating something.” —Isabel Allende
Today's quote is from the prolific Joyce Carol Oates: I love this quote. I've always felt like I never know how my WIP truly begins until I finish it.
This week's quote is as relevant to feminism as it is to writing. From the late Virginia Woolf: "A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction." --Virginia Woolf, A Room of One's Own
I love Eleanor Roosevelt. She founded my hometown, after all. I'd never heard this quote before today, though:
This week's quote comes from the wonderfully imaginative Lewis Carroll: "In some ways...people that don't exist are much nicer than people that do." Love it! I think I might change "nicer" to "more fun to hang out with" if we were talking about my characters, though. Some of those guys are pure evil. … Continue reading Writing Quote Tuesday