Originally Posted by VydorScope
Found this quote recently
"Writing in English is the most ingenious torture ever devised for sins committed in previous lives." -James Joyce
"Writing a novel is like driving a car at night. You can only see as far as your headlights, but you can make the whole trip that way." -E. L. Doctorow
The second one I fully agree with, btw.
I don't understand the Doctoror quote, it makes no sense to me. A reader is limited in that they can only see what is ahead of them, the writer has no such limitation.