Quote Wednesday(Words of support to get you past the hump)

Tell the readers a story! Because without a story, you are merely using words to prove you can string them together in logical sentences.-Anne McCaffrey

If you can tell stories, create characters, devise incidents, and have sincerity and passion, it doesn’t matter a damn how you write.-Somerset Maugham

Fundamentally, all writing is about the same thing; it’s about dying, about the brief flicker of time we have here, and the frustration that it creates.-Mordecai Richler

Don’t mistake a good setup for a satisfying conclusion — many beginning writers end their stories when the real story is just ready to begin.-Stanley Schmidt

A science fiction story is a story with a human problem, and a human solution, that would not have happened at all without its scientific content.-Theodore Sturgeon

We are a species that needs and wants to understand who we are. Sheep lice do not seem to share this longing, which is one reason why they write so little.-Anne Lamott

Writing is a fairly lonely business unless you invite peopl in to watch you do it, which is often distracting and then have to ask them to leave.-Marc Lawrence

I keep six honest serving men

(They taught me all I knew);

Their names are What and Why and When

and How and Where and Who.

-Rudyard Kipling

PROOF-READER, n. A malefactor who atones for making your writing nonsense by permitting the compositor to make it unintelligible.-Ambrose Bierce, The Devil’s Dictionary

When men ask me how I know so much about men, they get a simple answer: everything I know about men, I learned from me.- Anton Chekhov

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