Tuesday, September 18, 2012

You have to know how to accept rejection and reject acceptance


"The way you define yourself as a writer is that you write every time you have a free minute. If you didn't behave that way you would never do anything." 
John Irving (1942 - )

"You can't think yourself out of a writing block, you have to write yourself out of a thinking block." 
John Rogers, Kung Fu Monkey, 06-25-11

You have to know how to accept rejection and reject acceptance.
Ray Bradbury (1920 - 2012), advice to writers

If you don't have the time to read, you don't have the time or the tools to write.
Stephen King (1947 - ), On Writing, p. 147

These quotations are from The Quotations Page.

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2 comments:

  1. Not all readers I know write. but all writers I know prolifically read.

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    1. I agree, reading is essential. Sometimes, though, I find there is so little time to do it all!

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