Awesome Quotes (About Writing) I Came By


“Brevity is the sister of talent.”
– Anton Chekhov

“Fictional characters are a lot like real people. You need to keep them busy.”
– Amanda Patterson

“For me, good description usually consists of a few well-chosen details that will stand for everything else.”
– Stephen King

“When in doubt, take it out.”
– Barbara DaCosta (I haven’t really understood what this one means)

“A writer should never be brief at the expense of being clear.”
– Arthur Schopenhauer (I agree so much with this)

“Get into the scene late, get out of the scene early.”
– David Mamet

” Always read something that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it.”
– P.J. O’Rourke (best one so far; I’m definitely googling this guy later)

Published by Jai Vyas

20 year old, Indian, blogger, avid reader, Manchester United FC follower, movie and TV show nut, among other seemingly random stuff. Has a fierce interest in psychology and behaviour, is a bit of a lazy perfectionist who noticed the oxymoron but decided to leave it up, likes clouds and the little things in life.

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