Instant Post Feedback Quotes

http://en.blog.wordpress.com/2011/12/12/get-instant-feedback-when-you-publish/

Here are some, if not all quotes from the “instant post feedback” feature:

  1. Writing, to me, is simply thinking through my fingers. — Isaac Asimov
  2. A metaphor is like a simile. — Author Unknown
  3. Proofread carefully to see if you any words out. — Author Unknown
  4. I am a drinker with writing problems. — Brendan Behan
  5. Words, once they are printed, have a life of their own. — Carol Burnett
  6. That isn’t writing at all, it’s typing. — Truman Capote
  7. Sometimes when I think how good my book can be, I can hardly breathe. — Truman Capote
  8. The best time for planning a book is while you’re doing the dishes. — Agatha Christie
  9. The best way to become acquainted with a subject is to write a book about it. — Benjamin Disraeli
  10. There is creative reading as well as creative writing. — Ralph Waldo Emerson
  11. The desire to write grows with writing. — Desiderius Erasmus
  12. The art of writing is the art of discovering what you believe. — Gustave Flaubert
  13. Writing is a struggle against silence. — Carlos Fuentes
  14. Easy reading is damn hard writing. — Nathaniel Hawthorne
  15. Every writer I know has trouble writing. — Joseph Heller
  16. The first step in blogging is not writing them but reading them. — Jeff Jarvis
  17. The scariest moment is always just before you start. — Stephen King
  18. I try to leave out the parts that people skip. — Elmore Leonard
  19. The best style is the style you don’t notice. — Somerset Maugham
  20. There are three rules for writing a novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are. — W. Somerset Maugham
  21. My ideas usually come not at my desk writing but in the midst of living. — Anais Nin
  22. Dreams are illustrations from the book your soul is writing about you. — Marsha Norman
  23. I have made this letter longer, because I have not had the time to make it shorter. — Blaise Pascal
  24. Writing is the only profession where no one considers you ridiculous if you earn no money. — Jules Renard
  25. I loved words. I love to sing them and speak them and even now, I must admit, I have fallen into the joy of writing them. — Anne Rice
  26. I do not like to write – I like to have written. — Gloria Steinem
  27. To send a letter is a good way to go somewhere without moving anything but your heart. — Phyllis Theroux
  28. I love being a writer. What I can’t stand is the paperwork. — Peter De Vries
  29. Be obscure clearly. — E.B. White
  30. If the writing is honest it cannot be separated from the man who wrote it. — Tennessee Williams
  31. I’m writing a book. I’ve got the page numbers done. — Steven Wright


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  1. I am a drinker with writing problems. — Brendan Behan

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  2. Writing is a struggle against silence. — Carlos Fuentes

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  3. Proofread carefully to see if you any words out. — Author Unknown

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  4. A metaphor is like a simile. — Author Unknown

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  5. The best style is the style you don’t notice. — Somerset Maugham

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  6. Sometimes when I think how good my book can be, I can hardly breathe. — Truman Capote

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  7. The best time for planning a book is while you’re doing the dishes. — Agatha Christie

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  8. The best way to become acquainted with a subject is to write a book about it. — Benjamin Disraeli

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  9. I try to leave out the parts that people skip. — Elmore Leonard

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  10. The first step in blogging is not writing them but reading them. — Jeff Jarvis

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  11. I love being a writer. What I can’t stand is the paperwork. — Peter De Vries

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  12. Writing is the only profession where no one considers you ridiculous if you earn no money. — Jules Renard

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  13. Every writer I know has trouble writing. — Joseph Heller

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  14. I have made this letter longer, because I have not had the time to make it shorter. — Blaise Pascal

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  15. I do not like to write – I like to have written. — Gloria Steinem

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  16. The scariest moment is always just before you start. — Stephen King

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  17. Be obscure clearly. — E.B. White

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  18. To send a letter is a good way to go somewhere without moving anything but your heart. — Phyllis Theroux

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  19. Words, once they are printed, have a life of their own. — Carol Burnett

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  20. The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time. — George Bernard Shaw

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  21. The skill of writing is to create a context in which other people can think. — Edwin Schlossberg

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