Why Authors Write Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 38 Quotes About Why Authors Write

#1. Write from the heart. A book without a pulse is like a person without a spirit. Linda Radke, President of Five Star Publications - Author: Linda F. Radke
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#2. Education for women is something that has plagued the world for a very long time. When I saw this problem firsthand, I knew I had to write about it. - Author: Sahndra Fon Dufe
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#3. Many contemporary authors drink more than they write. - Author: Maxim Gorky
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#4. I think it's more difficult now to write a spy thriller with the collapse of the Soviet Union. Many authors have tried, but few have succeeded in capturing the interest of readers. - Author: Nelson DeMille
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#5. Focus in on the genre you want to write, and read books in that genre. A LOT of books by a variety of authors. And read with questions in your mind. - Author: Nicholas Sparks
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#6. All we can do is write, but its up to the reader to decide if we wrote masterpieces or empty silliness, and there is nothing you can do till another reader says different. - Author: Uma Nnenna
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#7. When I get into the moment of actually feeling like I want to write, to finish something, I do what I've always read authors do, and park myself at a desk and bang things out for three hours. And if I have to throw it all away, I throw it all away. - Author: Ted Leo
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#8. We are free to be the authors of our own lives, but we don't know what kind of lives we want to 'write. - Author: Barry Schwartz
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#9. Once the initial excitement wears off and it's time to sit down to write, the authors are usually still very eager, but the reality of doing the work can be a little daunting. - Author: Deborah Reber
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#10. i write
because

it is
the only way

i can
reach you. - Author: Sanober Khan
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#11. Some people get offended by what I write, by what I do with my life and by what I say to those they never saw. And they also get offended when told they are too stupid to have the right to judge anyone. These poor souls don't know that respect and intelligence are correlated. - Author: Daniel Marques
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#12. Emily mostly perceived her habit to write down notes as being one of the ways she could use to preserve moments of life. - Author: Sahara Sanders
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#13. Most critics write critiques which are by the authors they write critiques about. That would not be so bad, but then most authorswrite works which are by the critics who write critiques about them. - Author: Karl Kraus
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#14. Probably every book I read influenced me in some small way. Authors like Jan Westcott, Kathleen Winsor, Catherine Cookson, Georgette Heyer, and even Barbara Cartland taught me to write character-driven stories. - Author: Virginia Henley
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#15. I believe that authors don't have a responsibility to include "messages" in their work, but they do have a responsibility to write a world that seems true and real, never more than when expecting readers to believe in magic and angels and fairies. - Author: Cassandra Clare
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#16. I can't imagine why everybody is always so keen for authors to talk about writing. I should have thought it was an author's business to write, not talk. - Author: Agatha Christie
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#17. (Authors Publish asked WHY DO YOU WRITE?) "Voices...won't...stop...talking. When I drive the car, walk the dog, stir the soup--voices make me write down what they say and shape a world to catch the words. - Author: Delaney Green
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#18. Why do I write? Because I like telling stories and I don't like repeating myself (insert chuckle here). - Author: Najeev Raj Nadarajah
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#19. Writers, naturally, dream of becoming authors. Authors dream of writing a bestseller. Bestselling authors want to write more bestsellers. And everyone hopes for big prizes. Why? Because we believe in magic. Publisher's Weekly magazine, Dec. 12, 2011 - Author: Amy Hill Hearth
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#20. I have wanted to write from a young age, but working with so many gifted authors and editors over the years has taught me so much. I doubt I would be where I am today without that amazing experience. - Author: Julie Klassen
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#21. Artist paint images unseen, musicians create sounds that emerge from silence, and authors write from a synthetic point of view about a world that can never exist. - Author: Carl Henegan
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#22. Don't let society's defined genre hold you down, be a free spirit and just write, let society be the one to decide where each piece fits in. - Author: Uma Nnenna
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#23. There are two classes of authors: the one write the history of their times, the other their biography. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#24. Digital-Original just shifts the R&D costs for publishing to the authors and affords us the chance to write the stories we want to write and the stories our patrons want to read. - Author: Michael A. Stackpole
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#25. We are the authors of our own fate-we write it each day with every one of our actions. - Author: Felix J. Palma
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#26. Authors have to write for their characters, for who they are, that's the strength of books. Don't worry about censors. Just write the story you need to tell and the rewards will come. - Author: Ellen Hopkins
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#27. I learned to write from authors. I didn't know any, but I read their books. - Author: Cynthia Rylant
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#28. 'Ageism,' or whatever you want to call it, is a very English phenomenon. You don't get it too much in many other cultures. And no one says it about authors or poets or filmmakers. 'Oh, they're too old to make films or write books.' - Author: Paul Weller
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#29. It comes a point in which you don't know if you write books or the books write you - Author: Robin Sacredfire
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#30. But authors before they write should read. - Author: Fanny Burney
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#31. It's hard for children's authors to be accepted when they try to write adult books. J.K. Rowling is the exception because people are so eager to read anything by her, but it took Judy Blume three or four tries before she had a success. - Author: R.L. Stine
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#32. When you write books for a living, you come to realize that while not all people who write to authors are strange, all people who are strange write to authors. - Author: Bill Bryson
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#33. Many great authors of the 19th century wrote under conditions of strict censorship. The great thing about the art of writing a novel, is that you can write about anything. All you have to say is that it's fiction. - Author: Orhan Pamuk
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#34. There's no doubt that scientific training helps many authors to write better science fiction. And yet, several of the very best were English majors who could not parse a differential equation to save their lives. - Author: David Brin
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#35. As we all saw in grade school, once you learn how to read a book, somebody is going to want to write one - that's how authors are made. Once we know how to read our own genetic code, someone is going to want to rewrite that 'text,' tinker with traits - play God, some would say. - Author: Gregory Benford
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#36. No one writes to make money. Authors write stories to fill the world with imagination for those who have a hard time finding their own. - Author: S.L. Perrine
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#37. When male authors write love stories, the heroine tends to end up dead. - Author: Susan Elizabeth Phillips
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#38. I will continue to write what I love to read, and the fact that it doesn't sell as well as romance or sci-fi or fantasy isn't the point. - Author: Joanna Penn
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