Quotes About Best Sellers

Quotes tagged as "best-sellers" (showing 1-15 of 15)
Michael Moorcock
“I think of myself as a bad writer with big ideas, but I'd rather be that than a big writer with bad ideas.”
Michael Moorcock, Elric: The Stealer of Souls

Jessica Zafra
“Once you’ve read too many trashy best-sellers, you begin to look for something with substance, something that attempts to define the universe.”
Jessica Zafra, Womenagerie and Other Tales from the Front

David B. Lentz
“Hacks are killing our national literary culture. America treats best-sellers like literary lions and literary lions worse than stray dogs.”
David B. Lentz, Novel Criticism: How to Critique Novels Like a Novelist

Leonard Woolf
“Novels by serious writers of genius often eventually become best-sellers, but most contemporary best-sellers are written by second-class writers whose psychological brew contains a touch of naïvety, a touch of sentimentality, the story-telling gift, and a mysterious sympathy with the day-dreams of ordinary people.”
Leonard Woolf

Brian Heffron
“finding in motion, what was once in place”
Brian Heffron, Sustain Me with Your Breath

Stanley Victor Paskavich
“I have a great book. It’s called Stantasyland. Except I don’t have the money to buy a million copies to put it on the bestsellers list.”
Stanley Victor Paskavich, Stantasyland: Quips Quotes and Quandaries

M.J. Mancini
“Readers often tell me after they've read the books, they find it difficult to sum up the plot in a simple way. My response is, "It's a story about the love a father shares for his daughter. All the rest is just filler."

- MJ Mancini, on his best-selling trilogy, "Revelation".”
M.J. Mancini

Nancy B. Brewer
“The ragged curtains were reaching out across the room and the foot of the bed was soaked with rain. She got up and closed the window to protect her from the storm outside. However, there was no protection from the storm that was always brewing in her mind.”
Nancy B. Brewer, The House with the Red Light

Lisa A. Mininni
“Instead of buying into that negative self-talk, state what you intend to invite into your life each day. Be as specific as possible. When I stated my intention of becoming a Best-Selling Author, I didn’t know HOW I would do it. I just stated my intention and desire with certainty. Before I knew it, I started to manifest what I intended to attract and the “how” showed up. The right people at the right time came into my life. Within one year, my book, Me, Myself, and Why? The Secrets to Navigating Change, was sitting on the Best Sellers List. That’s what happens when you state an intention. It sparks a series of events bringing your intention into reality.”
Lisa A. Mininni

“Because Life is too Serious to be Taken Seriously.”

Stanley Victor Paskavich
“Seriously, when you see a new book fresh on the stand and in big letters it says “A Million Copies Sold,” did you ever wonder who bought them?”
Stanley Victor Paskavich

Stanley Victor Paskavich
“I’m contemplating if book sales and promotions can actually be rigged like so many other things in our everyday lives?”
Stanley Victor Paskavich, Stantasyland: Quips Quotes and Quandaries

Phindiwe Nkosi
“This book is written in
a barren period of loss with an attempt to move forward towards substance.”
Phindiwe Nkosi, Behind the Hospital

Ron Brackin
“Writing a NYT bestseller was a delightful experience. But there are many books which are read by few that should be read and reread by many, as well as books bought by many that are hardly worth the ink.”
Ron Brackin

Mike Wech
“We all draw different lines. Sometimes they intersect. Sometimes they don’t. We agree on forms of evil, but judge degrees of it, saying only the worst of humanity is truly bad. And everything along the gray lines is subject to opinion. These are the lines I constantly live on, crossing through intersections that lead down paths I barely remember.
And at certain times, for unknown reasons, the grim reality of consequence decides to rear its ugly head at me, and forces me to see what I’ve done. And I find myself staring at…
Mike Wech, SEVEN-X

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