Tag: famous last words

The pages are still blank, but there is a miraculous feeling of the words being there, written in invisible ink and clamoring to become visible.

~Vladimir Nabakov

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Writing became such a process of discovery that I couldn’t wait to get to work in the morning:  I wanted to know what I was going to say. 

~Sharon O’Brien

I would hurl words into this darkness and wait for an echo, and if an echo sounded, no matter how faintly, I would send other words to tell, to march, to fight, to create a sense of hunger for life that gnaws in us all.

~Richard Wright, American Hunger, 1977

You must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you.  
~Ray Bradbury

If there’s a book you really want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it. 

~Toni Morrison