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  • Writer's pictureRuchi Singh

My Top Ten Quotes


1) “A professional writer is an amateur who didn’t quit.”

~Richard Bach

2) “Anyone who is going to be a writer knows enough at 15 to write several novels.”

~May Sarton

3) “We are all apprentices in a craft where no one ever becomes a master.”

~Ernest Hemingway

4) “There is only one plot – things are not what they seem.”

~Jim Thompson

5) “The road to hell is paved with adverbs.”

~Stephen King

6) “The difference between the almost right word and the right word is … the difference between the lightning bug and the lightning.”

~Mark Twain

7) “I think all writing is a disease. You can’t stop it.”

~William Carlos Williams

8) “If it sounds like writing, I rewrite it.”

~Elmore Leonard

9) “The first draft of anything is shit.”

~Ernest Hemingway

10) “The road to hell is paved with works-in-progress.”

~Philip Roth


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