A scrupulous writer, in every sentence that he writes, will ask himself at least four questions, thus: 1. What am I trying to say? 2. What words will express it? 3. What image or idiom will make it clearer? 4. Is this image fresh enough to have an effect? George Orwell#Writing 65
George Orwell#Writing 65
You can fix anything but a blank page. Nora Roberts#Writing 65
Nora Roberts#Writing 65
The hard part about writing a novel is finishing it. Ernest Hemingway#Writing 64
Ernest Hemingway#Writing 64
An editor should tell the author his writing is better than it is. Not a lot better, a little better. T.S. Eliot#Writing 62
T.S. Eliot#Writing 62
Writing a book is a horrible, exhausting struggle, like a long bout with some painful illness. One would never undertake such a thing if one were not driven on by some demon whom one can neither resist nor understand. George Orwell#Writing 60
George Orwell#Writing 60
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