Category: Quotes

“Inside us there is a word we cannot pronounce and that is who we are.”

Anthony Marra (via likeafieldmouse)

“If you are writing any book about the end of the world, what you are really writing about is what’s worth saving about it.”

Justin Cronin
(via maxkirin)

“People who deny the existence of dragons are often eaten by dragons from within.”

Ursula Le Guin
(via maxkirin)

“You know, how do you get thirty years of experience?
Thirty years.”

Michael Wekerle, Dragon’s Den

“You write to tell a story.
You don’t tell a story in order to write.”

Chuck Wendig

“I try to create sympathy for my characters, then turn the monsters loose.”

Stephen King (via maxkirin)

“Some part of me knew from the first that what I wanted was not reality but myth.”

Stephen King (via maxkirin)

“When I am asked why I decide to write the sort of thing I do write, I always think the question is more revealing than any answer I could possibly give. Wrapped within it, like the chewy stuff in the center of a Tootsie pop, is the assumption that the writer controls the material instead of the other way around.”

Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft (via promptly-written)

“People think dreams aren’t real just because they aren’t made of matter, of particles. Dreams are real. But they are made of viewpoints, of images, of memories and puns and lost hopes.”

Neil Gaiman (via maxkirin)