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Ernest Hemingway
“There is no friend as loyal as a book.”
Ernest Hemingway

Jonathan Carroll
“A short story is a sprint, a novel is a marathon. Sprinters have seconds to get from here to there and then they are finished. Marathoners have to carefully pace themselves so that they don't run out of energy (or in the case of the novelist-- ideas) because they have so far to run. To mix the metaphor, writing a short story is like having a short intense affair, whereas writing a novel is like a long rich marriage.”
Jonathan Carroll

James R. Paddock
“What some people call a nightmare, a writer calls a plot.”
James R. Paddock

James R. Paddock
“Lie through your teeth and call it a novel. All will be well.”
James R. Paddock

Roman Payne
“Passionate attraction to someone of the opposite sex will make a hero or a fool of a novelist each time.”
Roman Payne, Europa: Limited Time Edition

Richelle E. Goodrich
“I bleed words.
I dream in narrative.
I live in infinite worlds.
I befriend figmental characters.
I wish on stars in other galaxies.
I harvest stories from a brooding muse.
I bloom under moonlight in hushed seclusion.
I am a writer.”
Richelle E. Goodrich

“Sometimes you can write about a character's day in under a minute and sometimes it takes a day just to write about a minute.”
Jennifer v Clancy

Crystal Evans
“Part of the desire to see each other succeed is to stop putting a price on success.”
Crystal Evans, Jamaican Acute Ghetto Itis

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