Five Great Quotations about Craft of Writing

“Resist the temptation to try to use dazzling style to conceal weakness of substance.” – Stanley Schmidt

“Whenever you feel an impulse to perpetrate a piece of exceptionally fine writing, obey it – and delete it before sending your manuscript to the press.” – Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch

“No tale tells all.” – Alexei Panshin

“A story isn’t about a moment in time, a story is about the moment in time.” – W. D. Wetherell

“Child, to say the very thing you really mean, the whole of it, nothing more or less or other than what you really mean; that’s the whole art and joy of words.” ― C.S. Lewis