500 Quotes for Authors, Books, Publishing: 71-80

I will be listing 500 quotes for you to use on Facebook, Twitter, and other social media sites. We now have 80 of the 500 posted in the UP Authors blogs.

“The only reason for being a professional writer is that you just can’t help it.” ~ Leo Rosten

“No writer can invent it. It is made in the hard school of experience.” ~ Sarah Orne Jewett

“For some authors, market research consists of finding reasons on why their books are great, instead of using market research to find new opportunities.” ~ Ron Knight

“A bad book is as much of a labor to write as a good one; it comes as sincerely from the author’s soul.” ~ Aldous Huxley

“The art of writing is the art of applying the seat of the pants to the seat of the chair.” ~ Mary Heaton Vorse

“MANUSCRIPT: Something submitted in haste and returned at leisure.” ~ Oliver Herford

“Humble authors have the most success.” ~ Ron Knight

“Words are all we have.” ~ Samuel Beckett

“The novelist is inviting the reader to watch a performance in his own brain.” ~ George Buchanan

“The books of tomorrow are concealed somewhere amongst unpublished manuscripts.” ~ Philip Unwin



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