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I like to get ten pages a day, which amounts to 2,000 words. That’s 180,000 words over a three-month span, a goodish length for a book — something in which the reader can get happily lost, if the tale is done well and stays…

Don’t get it right – get it WRITTEN! Lee Child (via writerniche)

Don’t get it right – get it WRITTEN! Lee Child (via writerniche)

writingbox: You must learn to hush the demons that whisper, “No one wants to read this. This has already been said. Your voice doesn’t matter.” In the rare moments when the voices finally hush, you might hear the angels sing. Originally from MargaretFeinberg.com

writingbox: You must learn to hush the demons that whisper, “No one wants to read this. This has already been said. Your voice doesn’t matter.” In the rare moments when the voices finally hush, you might hear the angels sing. Originally from MargaretFeinberg.com

The novel’s spirit is the spirit of complexity. Every novel says to the reader: “Things are not as simple as you think.” That is the novel’s eternal truth, but it grows steadily harder to hear amid the din of easy, quick answers that come…

The novel’s spirit is the spirit of complexity. Every novel says to the reader: “Things are not as simple as you think.” That is the novel’s eternal truth, but it grows steadily harder to hear amid the din of easy, quick answers that come…

A writer caught reading can legitimately say, ‘I’m working.’ Because every sentence we read informs the sentences we write. Every word picture we linger over helps expand our skill at creating gripping analogies, metaphors, similes. Every page we turn develops our capacity for writing…

A writer caught reading can legitimately say, ‘I’m working.’ Because every sentence we read informs the sentences we write. Every word picture we linger over helps expand our skill at creating gripping analogies, metaphors, similes. Every page we turn develops our capacity for writing…

A short story is the ultimate close-up magic trick – a couple of thousand words to take you around the universe or break your heart. Neil Gaiman (via writingbonesblog)

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