Friday, May 12, 2017

words of wisdom regarding writing from annie lamott

"Plot grows out of character... Any plot you impose on your characters will be onomatopoetic: PLOT."

"The writer is creating a dream into which she invites the reader, and the dream must be vivid and continuous." (quoting John Gardner)

"Perfectionism is the voice of the oppressor, the enemy of the people."

"Writing is about filling up, filling up when you are empty, letting images and ideas and smells run down like water."

"You are just the typist. A good typist listens."

-Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life

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