It’s Funny About Writing...

I am writer


From now on, ending a sentence with a preposition is something up with which I will not put.

- Winston Churchill

* I wrote a few children’s books. Not on purpose.

- Steven Wright

If Moses were alive today he’d come down from the mountain with the Ten Commandments and spend the next five years trying to get them published.

- Anonymous

The road to hell is paved with adverbs.

- Stephen King

* The dubious privilege of a freelance writer is he’s given the freedom to starve anywhere.

- S.J. Perelman

Writing is easy. All you do is stare at a blank sheet of paper until drops of blood form on your forehead.

- Gene Fowler

If you can’t annoy somebody, there’s little point in writing.

- Kingsley Amis

* Real seriousness in regard to writing is one of two absolute necessities. The other, unfortunately, is talent.

- Ernest Hemingway

* Writing is so difficult that I often feel that writers, having had their hell on earth, will escape all punishment thereafter.

- Jessamyn West

* I was sorry to hear my name mentioned as one of the great authors, because they have a sad habit of dying off. Chaucer is dead, so is Milton, so is Shakespeare, and I am not feeling very well myself.

- Mark Twain


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