College of the CanyonsCollege of the Canyons
  • Writing is easy: All you do is sit staring at a blank sheet of paper until drops of blood form on your forehead."

    Gene Fowler

  • There are three rules for writing well. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are."

    W. Somerset Maugham

  • I'm not a very good writer, but I'm an excellent rewriter."

    James Michener

  • You may be able to take a break from writing, but you won't be able to take a break from being a writer. "

    Samuel Johnson

  • Composition is, for the most part, an act of slow diligence to which the mind is dragged by necessity or resolution.

    Ray Bradbury

  • I have rewritten – often several times – every word I have ever published. My pencils outlast their erasers."

    Vladimir Nabokov