The greater the novel, the more it is apt to the special, non-replicable properties of the written medium. Joseph O’Neill Quotes (Author of Netherland). (2020). Retrieved 23 February 2020, from https://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/389474.Joseph_O_Neill
If what you want to do is write, then it’s madness not to do it. Joseph O’Neill Quotes (Author of Netherland). (2020). Retrieved 23 February 2020, from https://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/389474.Joseph_O_Neill
Writing is rewriting. A writer must learn to deepen characters, trim writing, intensify scenes. To fall in love with the first draft to the point where one cannot change it is to greatly enhance the prospects of never publishing. TOP 15 QUOTES BY RICHARD NORTH PATTERSON | A-Z Quotes. (2020). Retrieved 23 February 2020, from … Continue reading Writing Is Rewriting
Writing is akin to method acting. Before the writer can render a fully convincing world, he or she must inhabit that world, and every major character who lives there. I’m not suggesting that one always has to go this far. But I truly believe what makes the setting for my novels come alive is that … Continue reading Writing Is Akin To Method Acting
The writer must always leave room for the characters to grow and change. If you move your characters from plot point to plot point, like painting by the numbers, they often remain stick figures. They will never take on a life of their own. The most exciting thing is when you find a character doing … Continue reading The Writer Must Leave Room For The Characters To Grow And Change
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