Thread: Torture!!
View Single Post
Old 07-30-2012, 09:33 PM   #2
MidnightBlue
écureuil secret
MidnightBlue ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.MidnightBlue ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.MidnightBlue ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.MidnightBlue ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.MidnightBlue ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.MidnightBlue ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.MidnightBlue ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.MidnightBlue ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.MidnightBlue ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.MidnightBlue ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.MidnightBlue ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.
 
MidnightBlue's Avatar
 
Posts: 41
Karma: 1851776
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: London but traveling
Device: iPad Kindle Touch
Quote:
Originally Posted by VydorScope View Post
Found this quote recently


"Writing in English is the most ingenious torture ever devised for sins committed in previous lives." -James Joyce


And

"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.

src: http://www.csmonitor.com/Books/2012/...-writing/Power
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.
MidnightBlue is offline   Reply With Quote