Others infer the thoughts of others, letting us empathize with their experiences. When you set it in action and seek to create something, it does not just brings into existence that object or work, it also raises in your heart a dream, a hope, and a will to achieve that creation.
And when all else seems lost and steeped in hopelessness, the magic of creativity can still keep you going. For when all else seem dark, an urge to create something would still give you an aim to look forward to. And if you just take hold of this urge, it will take hold of you and see you through even the darkest times. Like it did to me.
18 Motivational Quotes To Bring Out The Writer In You. Roshane De Silva · Follow The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.” ― Sylvia Plath. quotes have been tagged as creative-writing: Brené Brown: 'Imperfections are not inadequacies; they are reminders that we're all in this together.'.
You'll get great material, meet some fascinating characters and — side benefit — the skills you develop will give you greater compassion, insight and range with the people you create on the page — or run into off of it. My musings were superfluous and serious as well. But now the words dance with me. I sing with them and we create poetry.
I want people to escape the expected and ordinary, to escape the regular expectations of a story, and truly step into a different world of literature. Browse By Tag.
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The water does not flow until the faucet is turned on. I write to be the characters that I am not. If you love something you find a lot of time for it.
I write for 2 hours a day, starting at midnight; at times, I start at He may lay down rules and devise principles, and to rules and principles it will perhaps for years lie in subjection; and then, haply without any warning of revolt, there comes a time when it will no longer consent. How delightful it must be to write books after one's own taste instead of reading other people's!
Home-made books must be so nice. He would go on to become one of the world's most prolific writers, dabbling in everything from plays and poetry to essays and fiction. Whatever the medium, his wit shone through.
And one bonus quote about Oscar Wilde! Dorothy Parker said it best in a issue of Life :. If, with the literate, I am Impelled to try an epigram, I never seek to take the credit; We all assume that Oscar said it. Publishers weren't very optimistic about the future of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone when they printed it in Only first edition copies were made, of which were donated to libraries.
As anyone who's been to a bookstore, movie theater, or theme park in the past two decades knows, that prediction couldn't have been further off. Book one of the Harry Potter series spawned one of the most successful literary franchises of all time and earned millions for author J.
The sellers, an anonymous couple from Lancashire, England, had stored their copy of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone —along with a first edition of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets —in a code-locked briefcase for safekeeping. The plan wasn't to wait for the books to accrue value over time; originally, they had wanted to protect them and pass them down as family heirlooms.
That turned out to be a smart move. By locking it away, they managed to preserve one of the best first edition copies of the book experts had seen.
The book also contained two errors that made it an even more appealing item for collectors. At the auction, however, bidders blew past those numbers. That's a significant amount to pay for a book, but it's not even the highest figure that's been bid for the title.