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Announcing The "Become a Writer" 30-Day Challenge! - James Clear

Announcing The "Become a Writer" 30-Day Challenge! - James Clear | Ecriture & contes | Scoop.it
Want to become a writer? Read this article and take part in the 30-day Become a Writer Challenge!
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Le mardi sur son 31 (30)

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17 Famous Quotes On Writing That Every Wannabe Author Should Memorize

17 Famous Quotes On Writing That Every Wannabe Author Should Memorize | Ecriture & contes | Scoop.it

17 quotes from famous authors about how to write well, including how to start a story, choose the right words, and edit it.


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Penelope's curator insight, September 17, 2013 2:30 PM

 

Quotes are little gems for the day that can keep us going and spark our writing. Served up to you on a silver platter are 17 juicy morsels from famous authors. We have quotes on:

 

o Getting started

o Word choice and punctuation

o Story development

o Editing

o and why Simplicity is always key.

 

Here are a few:

 

“Cut out all those exclamation marks. An exclamation mark is like laughing at  your own joke.” - F. Scott Fitzgerald, “The Great Gatsby"

 

“Your intuition knows what to write, so get out of the way.”

 - Ray Bradbury, “Fahrenheit 451"

 

“Writing is easy. All you have to do is cross out the wrong words.”

 - Mark  Twain, “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer"

Check out the article for more thought-provoking quotes to keep you writing!

 

***This review was written by Penelope Silvers for her curated content on "Writing Rightly"***

 

Link to the original article: http://www.businessinsider.com/quotes-on-writing-from-famous-authors-2013-9