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August 24, 2008

73 Writing Quips From Novelists, Authors, and Editors

Here are dozens of writing quips and tips from famous novelists, authors, and editors. I’ve been collecting writing quips for a few years now – and love the idea of sharing them!

Here’s a quip to get the ball rolling:

“Every morning or afternoon, whenever you want to write, you have to go up and shoot that old bear under your desk between the eyes.” – Robert Leckie. 

These quips and tips from published authors can help you shoot that bear and get writing…and so can Writing Tools: 50 Essential Strategies for Every Writer by Roy Peter Clark. It may be one of the best books I’ve ever read about the writing craft. 

And, here are writing quips from seriously successful authors…Read More »73 Writing Quips From Novelists, Authors, and Editors