5 Great Quotations about ‘Good Writing’

“Major writing is to say what has been seen, so that it need never be said again.” – Delmore Schwartz

“A good story cannot be devised; it has to be distilled.” – Raymond Chandler

“Good writing is remembering detail. Most people want to forget. Don’t forget things that were painful or embarrassing or silly. Turn them into a story that tells the truth.” – Paula Danziger

“The glory of a good tale is that it’s limitless and fluid…” – Stephen King

“In good writing, words become one with things.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson