On Writing

Quotations on Writing and Writers.

24 quotations — 10 Funny, 14 Serious.

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  1. The easy, conversational tone of good writing comes only on the eighth rewrite.
    Paul Graham 21.
  2. Any word you have to hunt for in a thesaurus is the wrong word.
    Stephen King 22.
  3. Your manuscript is both good and original.
    But the part that is good is not original, and the part that is original is not good.
    Unsourced 23.
  4. There is no such thing as public opinion.
    There is only published opinion.
    Winston Churchill 24.

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