Tag Archives: Stephen King

Leap of Faith, per King (Inspiration)

“What they pay me for is the leap of faith that says: “If I sit down and do this, everything will come out okay.”

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Stephen King on Writing

When you’re trying to learn to do something, it’s good to pick out an example- someone who’s successfully done what you want to accomplish- and to learn from his or her example… Continue reading

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Amateurs, per King (Inspiration)

“Amateurs just sit and wait for inspiration, the rest of us just get up and go to work”

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Portable Magic, per King (Inspiration)

“Books are a uniquely portable magic.”

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Time to Read per King (Inspiration)

“If you don’t have the time to read, you don’t have the time or the tools to write.”

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The Perfect Entertainment, per King (Inspiration)

“Books are the perfect entertainment; no commercials, no batteries, hours of enjoyment for each dollar spent. What I wonder is why everybody doesn’t carry a book around for those inevitable dead spots in life”
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Long Words, per King (Inspiration)

“One of the really bad things you can do to your writing is to dress up the vocabulary, looking for long words because you’re maybe a little bit ashamed of your short ones.”

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Writers Need to Read, per King (Inspiration)

“It’s hard for me to believe that people who read very little – or not at all in some cases – should presume to write and expect people to like what they have written. Can I be blunt on this subject? If you don’t have time to read, you don’t have the time – or the tools – to write. Simple as that.”

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How I Write, per King (Inspiration)

“When asked, “How do you write?” I invariably answer, “one word at a time.”
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Stephen King on Taxation

…..CatherineKaneWrites is a blog that’s primarily about,well, writing. While personally I’m a liberal, I try to focus on the writing here and keep the politics elsewhere.

But sometimes politics will slip in anyway…

And in this case, I’ve got something for you that’s about both. … Continue reading

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