Writing A Book Quotes

Quotes tagged as "writing-a-book" (showing 1-6 of 6)
James M. Cain
“...if he can write a book at all, a writer cannot do it by peeping over his shoulder at somebody else, any more than a woman can have a baby by watching some other woman have one. It is a genital process, and all of its stages are intra-abdominal;”
James M. Cain, The Butterfly

Guy Kawasaki
“Good blurbs are short, sweet, and limited to six. They answer the question “Why should I buy this book?”
Guy Kawasaki, APE: Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur. How to Publish a Book

Chrys Fey
“No one can tell you what you can and cannot put in your book. So be brave and just write!”
Chrys Fey

Beth Revis
“The three hardest parts of writing a novel are writing the beginning, the middle, and the end.”
Beth Revis, Paper Hearts, Volume 1: Some Writing Advice

Gudjon Bergmann
“Stay within the confines of your chosen topic. If you start to stray away from your topic and find an urge to showcase everything that you know, resist that urge. Remember that you are writing a book, not the book.”
Gudjon Bergmann, The Author's Blueprint

“Writing at its foundation stone is the transmutation of personal experience into thought and weaving intricate patterns of thoughts into graphic scenes.”
Kilroy J. Oldster, Dead Toad Scrolls