500 Quotes About Authors, Books, Publishing: 81-90

I will be listing 500 quotes for you to use on Facebook, Twitter, and other social media sites. We now have 90 of the 500 posted in the UP Authors blogs.

“700,000 authors this year are writing books, but I guarantee they cannot write like you.” ~ Ron Knight

“His words strike you, each one as if they were pebbles fetched from a fresh brook they live and shine, each in its place.” ~ Ford Madox Ford talking about Ernest Hemingway

“Great writers do no try to write about people and things, they write them just as they are.” ~ Sarah Orne Jewett

“I never start from ideas but always from character.” ~ Ivan Turgenev

“Readers do not change. Author’s change their knowledge of reader’s.” ~ Ron Knight

“All good books are different, but all bad books are the same.” ~ The Ghost Writer, by Robert Harris

“Do not make the mistake of writing a book, then trying to find an audience to like your book. An author in it for the long haul will learn about a particular audience, then write books based on that knowledge.” ~ Ron Knight

“Success comes to a writer so gradually that it is always something of a shock to him (or her) to look back and realize the heights to which he/she has climbed.” ~ P.G. Wodehouse

“Editors never buy manuscripts that are left on the closet shelf at home.” ~ John W.Campbell

“A reader does not need your books. However, if they read just one book and enjoy it, then they will need every other book you release.” ~ Ron Knight


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