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The two most engaging powers of an author are, to make new things familiar, and familiar things new.
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It only takes one person to change your life – you.
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In a thousand words I can have the Lord's Prayer, the 23rd Psalm, the Hippocratic Oath, a sonnet by Shakespeare, the Preamble to the Constitution, Lincoln's Gettysburg Address and almost all of the Boy Scout Oath. Now exactly what picture were you planning to trade for all that?
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Writing is not a genteel profession. It's quite nasty and tough and kind of dirty.
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The story is always better than your ability to write it. My belief about this is that if you ever get to the point that you think you’ve done a story justice, you’re in the wrong business.
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Write what you want to read. The person you know best in this world is you. Listen to yourself. If you are excited by what you are writing, you have a much better chance of putting that excitement over to a reader.
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For anyone who is: just keep writing. Keep reading. If you are meant to be a writer, a storyteller, it’ll work itself out. You just keep feeding it your energy, and giving it that crucial chance to work itself out. By reading and writing.
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A writer judging his own work is like deceived husband – he is frequently the last person to appreciate the true state of affairs.
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Stories have a beginning, a midlle and an end. But not necessarily in that order.
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The best way to send information is to wrap it up in a person.
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Listening to critics is like letting Muhammad Ali decide which astronaut goes to the moon.
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I've nothing against anyone following their dreams - but not if they're crap.
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Writing energy is like anything else. The more you put in, the more you get out.
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Writing is communication, not self-expression. Nobody in this world wants to read your diary except your mother.
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It's tougher than Himalayan yak jerky on january. But, as any creative person will tell you, there are days when there's absolutely nothing sweeter than creating something from nothing.
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Detail makes the difference between boring and terrific writing. It’s the difference between a pencil sketch and a lush oil painting. As a writer, words are your paint. Use all the colors.
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Measure your minds height by the shadow it casts.
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The only two kinds of books could earn an American writer a living are cookbooks and detective novels.
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There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and open a vein.
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Love interest nearly always weakens a mystery because it introduces a type of suspense that is antagonistic to the detective's struggle to solve a problem.
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When in doubt, have a man come through the door with a gun in his hand.
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