A collection of Writing Quotes by Theodore Sturgeon
The first writing I did was short short stories for a newspaper syndicate for which I was paid five dollars a piece on publication.
Once I had all the facts in, I found I didn't have the immoral courage to pull the caper. So I wrote it as a story. As a teenager, I didn't have any skills for writing as such, so it came out in 1500 words.
There is no way of writing stories that I haven't done.
Writing is a communication.
I teach writing courses and first of all, I teach my students what prosody is.