Monthly Archives: March 2014

Nathaniel Hawthorne Quote

Easy reading is damned hard writing. – Nathaniel Hawthorne Advertisements

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Robert Service Quote

Be master of your petty annoyances and conserve your energies for the big, worthwhile things.  It isn’t the mountain ahead that wears you out – it’s the grain of sand in your shoe. – Robert Service

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Henry David Thoreau Quote

In the long run, men hit only what they aim at. Therefore, though they should fail immediately, they had better aim at something high. – Henry David Thoreau, writer and poet.

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Nora Roberts Quote

“Good fiction creates its own reality.” Nora Roberts in The Stanislaski Brothers: Mikhail and Alex

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Donald Maass Quote

If there is one single principle that is central to making any story more powerful, it is simply this: Raise the stakes. – Donald Maass, Writing the Breakout Novel

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Michener Quote

Good writing isn’t writing, it’s rewriting. – Michener

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Muriel Strode Quote

Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. – Muriel Strode, writer.

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