writing quips

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Where Are the Best Writing Tips? In the Best Writing Quips, Of Course!

The reason I’m sold on “quips and tips” is because the best writing tips are found in the best writing quips! These 21 quotations from successful published authors range from dealing with despair to finding the most inspirational place to write. I’ve quoted authors such as Ernest Hemingway, Anne Lamott, Anne Tyler, Erica Jong, John Updike, Julia Cameron, Walt Whitman, and more. To kick things off, here’s […]

Writing Quips and Tips From Truman Capote

Every week, Quips and Tips for Successful Writers features “Writing Quips and Tips From Successful Published Author X.” Truman Capote is up to bat this week; on deck for next week is Annie Dillard. Truman Capote’s most famous works are Breakfast at Tiffany’s and In Cold Blood. And, speaking of cold-blooded murder, here’s one of his most startling quips: “Finishing […]

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 […]