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Hey ! Some stuff about me :I LOVE reading and writing and spend most of my spare time doing that. I read all kinds of books and love a lot of different authors. I love a lot of the great writers here on Booksie. I also like spending time with my friends.So far I've written/started writing three novels here on Booksie :
And quite a few poems ,don't ask (you probably wouldn't anyways XD) but i don't consider them good enough to be put on here so don't bother looking ! I'm just an amateure writer but i'm learning so don't mind the mistakes and the wierd style. I'll try to answer every comment and I welcome critics as I know they mean well and help me progress ! Oh and naturally I LOVE the little orange boxes !
My name and age are irrelevent. A few writing related quotes : “Be yourself. Above all, let who you are, what you are, what you believe shine through every sentence you write, every piece you finish .”
"The difficulty of litterature is not to write ,but write what you mean." Robert Louis Stevenson
"Write without pay until someone offers to pay. "Mark Twain
"All my best thoughts were stolen by the
ancients. " ~Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Writing is a struggle against silence." ~Carlos Fuentes
"If I don't write to empty my mind, I go mad." ~Lord Byron
"I'd rather be caught holding up a bank than stealing so much as a two-word phrase from another writer." ~Jack Smith
"An incurable itch for scribbling takes possession of many, and grows inveterate in their insane breasts."" ~Juvenal, Satires
"Most of us can read the writing on the wall; we just assume it's adressed to someone else." Ivern Ball
Writing comes more easily if you have something to say. ~Sholem Asch
The only cure for writer's block is insomnia. ~Merit Antares
When you are describing,
A shape, or sound, or tint;
Don't state the matter plainly,
But put it in a hint;
And learn to look at all things,
With a sort of mental squint.
~Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (Lewis Carroll)
A synonym is a word you use when you can't spell
the other one. ~Baltasar Gracián
When something can be read without effort, great effort has gone into its writing. ~Enrique Jardiel Poncela
Every writer I know has trouble writing. ~Joseph Heller
Do not put statements in the negative form.
And don't start sentences with a conjunction.
If you reread your work, you will find on rereading that a
great deal of repetition can be avoided by rereading and editing.
Never use a long word when a diminutive one will do.
Unqualified superlatives are the worst of all.
If any word is improper at the end of a sentence, a linking verb is.
Avoid trendy locutions that sound flaky.
Last, but not least, avoid cliches like the plague.
~William Safire, "Great Rules of Writing"
If my doctor told me I had only six minutes to
live, I wouldn't brood. I'd type a little faster.
To me, the greatest pleasure of writing is not what it's about, but the inner music the words make. ~Truman Capote
A critic can only review the book he has read, not the one which the writer wrote. ~Mignon McLaughlin
Easy reading is damn hard writing. ~Nathaniel Hawthorne
The wastebasket is a writer's best friend. ~Isaac Bashevis Singer
I try to leave out the parts that people skip. ~Elmore Leonard
If there's a book you really want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it. ~Toni Morrison
What I like in a good author is not what he says, but what he whispers. ~Logan Pearsall Smith, "All Trivia," Afterthoughts, 1931
The role of a writer is not to say what we all can say, but what we are unable to say. ~Anaïs Nin
Writing is a socially acceptable form of schizophrenia. ~E.L. Doctorow
A good style should show no signs of effort. What is written should seem a happy accident. ~W. Somerset Maugham
It is impossible to discourage the real writers - they don't give a damn what you say, they're going to write. ~Sinclair Lewis
I never think at all when i write
nobody can do two things at the same time
and do them both well
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