“Write while the heat is in you… The writer who postpones the recording of his thoughts uses an iron which has been cooled to burn a hole with.” -Henry David Thoreau

“Who wants to become a writer? And why? Because it’s the answer to everything…” -Enid Bagnold

“In any really good subject, one has only to probe deep enough to come to tears.” -Edith Warton

“You don’t actually have to write anything until you’ve thought it out. This is an enormous relief, and you can sit there searching for the point at which the story becomes a toboggan and starts to slide.” -Marie de Nervaud

“A good writer chooses the setting which makes character and situation clear.” -John Gardner

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