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Inspiration Engagement Pieces 2013-02-21 00:00

Writing Quotes by Jennifer Weiner

A collection of Writing Quotes by Jennifer Weiner

I was an English major in college, took a ton of creative writing courses, and was a newspaper reporter for 10 years.

Character is character and voice is voice, which translates nicely from writing novels to writing TV. But the process is different. You have a writer's room, people pitch you jokes and you collaborate.

There's something really nice about writing something on Wednesday and watching it being performed live for a studio audience on Tuesday. You never really get that with novels.

People say I'm not good at writing about men. My dad left when I was 16. Give me a break. I'm doing the best I can.

My feeling about my own work is, I could be writing 'The Aeneid' and they would still have to call it chick lit or mommy lit or menopausal old hag lit.

Be confident about grammar

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