Five great humorous quotes about writing

“There’s nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and open a vein.” – Red Smith, sportswriter

“I try to leave out the parts that people skip.” – Elmore Leonard, novelist and screenwriter

“The wastebasket is a writer’s best friend.” – Isaac Bashevis Singer, author

“Substitute ‘damn’ every time you’re inclined to write ‘very;’ your editor will delete it, and the writing will be just as it should be.” – Mark Twain

“A writer’s mind seems to be situated partly in the solar plexus and partly in the head.” – Ethel Wilson, fiction author