Five Great Quotations about the Craft of Writing

“Description begins in the writer’s imagination, but should finish in the reader’s.” – Stephen King

“If you get the landscape right, the characters will step out of it, and they’ll be in the right place.” – Annie Proulx

“Simplicity is always the secret, to a profound truth, to doing things, to writing … Life is profound in its simplicity.” – Charles Bukowski

“Why say ‘very beautiful’? ‘Beautiful’ is enough. – James Joyce

“Crass stupidities shall not be played upon the reader by either the author or the people in the tale.” – Mark Twain