Inspiration Engagement Pieces 2013-01-20 00:00

Writing Quotes by Donna Tartt

A collection of Writing Quotes by Donna Tartt

On the other hand, I mean, that is what writers have always been supposed to do, was to rely on their own devices and to - I mean, writing is a lonely business.

It's hard for me to show work while I'm writing, because other people's comments will influence what happens.

I just finished writing an essay about William Maxwell, an American writer whose work I admire very much.

Actually, I enjoy the process of writing a big long novel.

When I'm writing, I am concentrating almost wholly on concrete detail: the color a room is painted, the way a drop of water rolls off a wet leaf after a rain.

Be confident about grammar

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