write quotes

I truly believe that writing is a continuum - so the different genres and forms are simply stops along the same continuum. Different ideas that need to be expressed sometimes require different forms for the ideas to float better. I don't write essays as often as I should.Chris Abani

If you write, one of the questions you're always trying to answer is, Where do you get your ideas? And, if you write, you know how pointless a question this is and how difficult it is to answer.Lynn Abbey

I write sets of books, but I've also written a lot of orphans.Lynn Abbey

As a writer, you have to first of all write what you want to. Listen to advice, by all means, but don't get bogged down in it.Joe Abercrombie

I myself never make any notes. Usually, if I write something down, I can't read it afterwards.Roman Abramovich

I am really impressed by lawyers who write books and tell us that they never lost a case. Most lawyers who have never lost a case have not had enough hard cases. But there are very difficult cases out there.Floyd Abrams

I don't try and write strong female characters or strong male characters, I just try and write, hopefully, strong characters and sometimes they happen to be female.J. J. Abrams

I write it to get it out of me. I don't write it to remember it.Kathy Acker

There's a saying, 'It's easy to write songs, but very difficult to write great songs.' I'm going through that right now.Bryan Adams

Let us tenderly and kindly cherish, therefore, the means of knowledge. Let us dare to read, think, speak, and write.John Adams

When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.John Adams

I write sentence to sentence. That's the kind of writer I am. I don't have a plot when I begin. I have to be convinced and I have to be surprised.Lorraine Adams

I can't write a novel without first really doing reporting. I don't even call it research; it's reporting. That process is very important to the granularity of my writing. I have to know what the reality is so I can be more convincing in the writing.Lorraine Adams

Well I guess the plan was to write poetry and publish books and make a living from writing poetry. That was a pretty ambitious plan I guess.Robert Adamson

I couldn't imagine having to write a paper and have to think about what song I am going to sing.Naima Adedapo

Americans think African writers will write about the exotic, about wildlife, poverty, maybe AIDS. They come to Africa and African books with certain expectations.Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Decide where and when you want to write. I like space, and silence is an inspiration to me.Cecelia Ahern

I write human stories. I write about people. Not as a product of their environment. But from the stance that everybody is made of the same thing.Cecelia Ahern

I'm most happy when I am writing at night, because I need space and time to write.Cecelia Ahern

Don't force yourself to write. Some people can write a novel in a few months, whereas for others it can take over a year. I'm lucky to be one of the former - but, even so, if I'm not in the mood to write, I won't. I'll go off, do something else and come back to it when I'm ready.Cecelia Ahern