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Letter "W" » writer
«A catless writer is almost inconceivable. It's a perverse taste, really, since it would be easier to write with a herd of buffalo in the room than even one cat; they make nests in the notes and bite the end of the pen and walk on the typewriter keys.»
Author: Barbara Holland
, his pen
«Asking a working writer what he thinks about critics is like asking a lamppost what it feels about dogs»
«A writer is, after all, only half his book. The other half is the reader and from the reader the writer learns.»
«Asking a writer what he thinks about critics is like asking a lamp post how it feels about dogs»
«A professional writer is an amateur who didn't quit.»
«Even the best writer has to erase»
«A writer is congenitally unable to tell the truth and that is why we call what he writes fiction.»
Author: William Faulkner
, fiction writer
, To Tell the Truth
«A writer must teach himself that the basest of all things is to be afraid.»
«A writer's problem does not change. It is always how to write truly and having found out what is true to project it in such a way that it becomes part of the experience of the person who reads it.»
«A writer needs three things, experience, observation, and imagination, any two of which, at times any one of which, can supply the lack of the others»