If I wrote a fictional story about a lady who traveled the world on the proceeds from the sale of a Jesus sandwich, you'd call it lazy storytelling.
Plotting, I now understand, restricts the playful nature of my little story pecker. — Craig D. Williams
You write. That’s the hard bit that nobody sees. You write on the good days, and you write on the lousy days. Like a shark, you have to keep moving forward or you die. 1,138 total views, 19 views today
(Tolstoy) was always revising, right down to the time of page proofs. He went through and rewrote “War and Peace” eight times and was still making corrections in the galleys. Things like this should hearten every writer whose first drafts are dreadful, like mine are. – Raymond Carver 530 total views, 10 views today
“I’m working on a book” is one of the least believable sentences a person can say to you. It’s far less believable than if they said, “I have written a book. It has been published. You can buy it at the store now.” 1,061 total views, 20 views today