The first draft is just you telling yourself the story.
Find what you love and let it kill you.
If a poem hasn’t ripped apart your soul; you haven’t experienced poetry.
Edgar Allan Poe
God is in the details, they say. So is the devil.
Every book, every volume you see here, has a soul. The soul of the person who wrote it and of those who read it and live and dreamed with it. Every time a book changes hands, every time someone runs his eyes down its pages, its spirit grows and strengthens.
Carlos Ruis Zafón
When you read the bible, the devil looks back at you through the pages.
The world is indeed comic, but the joke is on mankind.
You own everything that happened to you. Tell your stories. If people wanted you to write warmly about them, they should have behaved better.
If I fall asleep with a pen in my hand, don’t remove it – I might be writing in my dreams.
Nothing of me is original. I am the combined effort of everybody I’ve ever known.
It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.
There is no real ending. It’s just the place where you stop the story.
Writing is a socially acceptable from of schizophrenia.
E. L. Doctorow
You must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you.
There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside of you.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at the typewriter and bleed.