Top 42 Writing Crap Quotes

#1. It's immoral that people make money out of writing crap, but I try not to obsess about it. I don't want to spend my life being angry.

Stella McCartney

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#2. You don't start out writing good stuff. You start out writing crap and thinking it's good stuff, and then gradually you get better at it.
That's why I say one of the most valuable traits is persistence.

Octavia E. Butler

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#3. Lazy reviewers look up other people's reviews and they write the same thing, so you get people writing crap based on crap.

Joni Mitchell

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#4. I feel satisfaction at the end of the day when I've written a scene that I really like or when I write a good line of dialogue that I read out to my wife or something like that. But there's also days where it's just bloody agony and I go, 'ugh, this is such crap! Why did I think I had any talent?

George R R Martin

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#5. Sometimes writing is pure hell. I'll write something and look at it in a few hours and say, "This is crap. What will I do with my life? I'll never write again." It's a bipolar business, and you bounce back. You become gripped with some new insight that shows the way.

Barbara Ehrenreich

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#6. You can edit crap, but you can't edit nothing.

Anita Bell

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#7. Finished crap can be edited. Unfinished greatness languishes forever. The only bad writing is the thing you didn't write!

Margarita Gakis

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#8. ...(W)here there's drama, there's crap.

Jincy Willett

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#9. A novel rough draft is like bread dough; you need to beat the crap out of it for it to rise.

Chris Baty

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#10. I've nothing against anyone following their dreams - but not if they're crap.

Robbie Williams

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#11. I have seen too many men wilt and go silly under a little light, and then they continue to write and get published, turning out pure crap under a name that has become a bad habit. The next poem is all that counts. You can't stand on past poems.

Charles Bukowski

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#12. It's okay to write crap. Just don't try publishing it while it's still crap.

S.M. Blooding

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#13. Revision means throwing out the boring crap and making what's left sound natural.

Laurie Halse Anderson

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#14. I get so sick and tired of Wikipedia. People write their own crap on there.

Larry The Cable Guy

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#15. Cut the crap. Just don't try to be anything that you aren't, have ambition but when it comes to lyrics especially just be honest and write from the heart almost to an awkward degree, at least that's what works for me.

Max Bemis

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#16. It ain't a crapshoot unless you write crap.

Jonathan O'Brien

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#17. No. Seriously. Speak American and not this ancient and very fucked-up, confusing olden-day Euro crap. Without the confusing woo-woo refrences, explain why the hell you're writing Zoey off.

P.C. Cast

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#18. Dismissing fantasy writing because some of it is bad is exactly like saying I'm not reading Jane Eyre because it is a romance and I know romance is crap.

China Mieville

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#19. Late night is no different than making a film, really, except that it's faster, and if you do a crap one, you can do a better one tomorrow. Writing a novel and doing stand-up - that stuff is very similar.

Craig Ferguson

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#20. In defense of games, I want to point out that the writing in plays, including everything by August Strindberg and The Lion King, is 100% pure crap. So we're doing better than they are even though they have the benefit of mostly not being about space marines.

Erik Wolpaw

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#21. Learn your instrument. Be honest. Don't do anything phony. There is so much crap floating around. There is plenty of room for a bit of honest writing.

Christine McVie

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#22. The main differences between contemporary English and American literature is that the baleful pseudo-professionalism imparted by all those crap M.F.A. writing programs has yet to settle like a miasma of standardization on the English literary scene. But it's beginning to happen.

Will Self

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#23. People put off writing thinking they don't have the time or enough of an opinion to matter and that is crap. You are the only one standing in your own way, so get started.

C.C. Chapman

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#24. Speech recognition is utterly crap for writing fiction. If you try reading a novel aloud you'll soon figure out why - written prose style is utterly unlike the spoken word.

Charles Stross

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#25. I'm a crap guitarist and I find it really hard writing on my own.

Siobhan Fahey

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#26. I once read Updike after writing a first draft, and I wanted to put my own book on the fire. I've since learned to read utter crap while I'm writing: pulp is the thing.

John Niven

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#27. Everything I've written up to this point is crap. Now I'm going to write the real one

Ted Dekker

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#28. If you just sit there, and you're a writer, you're bound to write crap. A lot of American writing is crap. And a lot of American writers are professionals.

Jamaica Kincaid

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#29. Not that length and weight alone indicate excellence; many epic tales are pretty much epic crap.

Stephen King

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#30. Keep writing. Try to do a little bit every day, even if the result looks like crap. Getting from page four to page five is more important than spending three weeks getting page four perfect.

Alan Dean Foster

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#31. I think we overrate experience and what we've been through in terms of our success at doing the work we do. There are many people who get beat up, who suffer, who are victimized, and then they sit down to write and they write crap.

Jules Feiffer

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#32. Depressing realization sets in. Writing was invented not by human beings but by accountants. Most of the early writing systems are records of how much crap people own, how much money they have, how much money they owe, and other lowering/boastful facts of human life.

Philip Hensher

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#33. I realized that I really enjoy writing comedy, and how important comedy is when you feel like total crap.

Kathleen Hanna

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#34. Today is the anniversary of the Gettysburg Address. President Lincoln wrote it on his way to the site of the speech on the back of an envelope. One guy on the back of an envelope wrote the great Gettysburg Address - while every night it takes six guys to write this crap!

David Letterman

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#35. Don't be afraid to write crap - it makes the best fertilizer. The more you write the better your chances of growing something wonderful.

Pat Pattison

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#36. I hereby grant you permission to write crap. The more the better. Remember, crap makes the best fertilizer.

Pat Pattison

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#37. Star Wars was great at the beginning and crap at the end while Star Trek has always been interesting, and the difference is in the writing, and the thematic intentions.

William Monahan

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#38. Writing isn't necessarily a gift it is a passion. You can write a one page masterpiece to 99 pages of crap. What keeps you coming back is that Zen moment when you enlightened your own self with a few cleverly arranged words and saved yourself a $200 trip to the shrink, by simply buying a #2 pencil.

Shannon L. Alder

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#39. I've tried writing. Two days later I'd go visit it and say, Jesus Christ, who wrote this crap?

Dennis Farina

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#40. Anyone who conceives of writing as an agreeable stroll towards a middle-class life-style will never write anything but crap.

Derek Raymond

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#41. God knows I've done enough crap in my life to grow a few flowers.

Dustin Hoffman

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#42. For me, when I'm writing something really personal, I don't feel good about it. It's weird that people can connect to it and like something that came from a really crap place. You have to be quite brave to write about something that you honestly feel and think.


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