Saturday, April 9, 2011

Famous Quotes: X

Who Wrote These Quotes: Me or Someone Famous?

(1) “The difference between editors and lemmings? Lemmings don’t always run into the sea”.
Clifford Irving or Vince Mooney

(2) The title to a work of writing is like a house's front porch.... It should invite you to come on in.
Angela Giles Klocke or Vince Mooney

(3) "Authors would do better if they would listen more to their readers and less than to their characters".
James Scott Bell or Vince Mooney

(4) "Writing a novel is like driving a car at night. You can see only as far as your headlights, but you can make the whole trip that way."
E.L. Doctorow or Vince Mooney

(5) “I felt so guilty about how badly I treat my characters, that I wrote myself into a story and let one of my character’s kill me.”
Mickey Spillane or Vince Mooney

(6) "The best children's book writers are not people who have kids, but people who write from the child within themselves."
Andrea Brown or Vince Mooney

(7) “Writing a novel is like trying to solve a very long mathematical equation. Changing anything can change everything else.”
Carl Sagan or Vince Mooney

(8) "Writing is rewriting. A writer must learn to deepen characters, trim writing, intensify scenes. To fall in love with the first draft to the point where one cannot change it is to greatly enhance the prospects of never publishing."
Richard North Patterson or Vince Mooney

(9) "It is with words as with sunbeams -- the more they are condensed, the deeper they burn."
Robert Southey or Vince Mooney

(10) Writers used to learn their craft from reading the greats. Now they teach each other in support groups. Somehow I don’t see this as a way to greatness.
Barbara Kingsolver or Vince Mooney

(11) “If it sounds like writing, I rewrite it.”
Elmore Leonard or Vince Mooney

(12) The less a writer has to say, the longer his books.
John Grisham or Vince Mooney

(13) "Great is the art of beginning, but greater is the art of ending."
Longfellow or Vince Mooney

(14) The key to writing successful YA is to keep the adults out of the story as much as possible.
Beverly Cleary or Vince Mooney

(15) Mid-grade readers don’t have short attention spans, they just have low boredom tolerance.
Judith Viorst or Vince Mooney

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