Inspiration Engagement Pieces 2012-11-01 00:00

Writing Quotes by Irwin Shaw

A collection of Writing Quotes by Irwin Shaw

Writing is like a contact sport, like football. You can get hurt, but you enjoy it.

Special-interest magazines are dangerous places for writers to start out in because the writing quickly falls into a routine and people are likely to find themselves artistically exhausted when they want to work on something of their own.

Writing for the theater, you find yourself living a nocturnal life.

If you're young enough, any kind of writing you do for a short period of time is a marvelous apprenticeship.

A good editor understands what you're talking and writing about and doesn't meddle too much.

Writing is finally play, and there's no reason why you should get paid for playing.

Be confident about grammar

Check every email, essay, or story for grammar mistakes. Fix them before you press send.