All posts in quotes

So long as you write what you wish to write, that is all that matters; and whether it matters for ages or only for hours, nobody can say.

Virginia Woolf

The profession of book writing makes horse racing seem like a solid, stable business.

John Steinbeck

Poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.

Ernest Hemingway

‘What will your verse be?’

 

“When I used to teach creative writing, I would tell the students to make their characters want something right away – even if it’s only a glass of water. Characters paralyzed by the meaninglessness of modern life still have to drink water from time to time.” Kurt Vonnegut