“When one is writing a novel in the first person, one must be that person.” Daphne du Maurier
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"Let us swear while we may, for in heaven it will not be allowed." Mark Twain
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“Books are a uniquely portable magic.” “If you don't have time to read, you don't have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that.” Stephen King
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“Speak in extremes, it'll save you time. ” David Bowie
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"All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us." Tolkien
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I don't write for children. I write. And somebody says, that's for children." Maurice Sendak
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"Every villain is a hero in his own mind" Tom Hiddleston
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“If I waited for perfection, I would never write a word.” — Margaret Atwood
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"I refer to my non-productive periods as fallow times. I think they are essential." Catherine Stock
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“It was a queer, sultry summer, the summer they electrocuted the Rosenbergs, and I didn't know what I was doing in New York.” The Bell Jar, Sylvia Plath
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"My idea of a writer: someone interested in everything." Susan Sontag
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“I was working on the proof of one of my poems all the morning, and took out a comma. In the afternoon I put it back again.” Oscar Wilde
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