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Quotes of writer

  1. As long as a film stays unmade, the book is entirely yours, it belongs to the writer As soon as you make it into a film, suddenly more people see it than have ever read the book. – Iain Banks
  2. If you like to read, sometimes it's interesting just to go and see what the reality is, of the word, of the seedy or not so seedy fiction writer the drunk or sober poet... Sometimes you can go looking for illumination. – Harold Brodkey
  3. Before I'm a writer I'm definitely a reader and when I read memoir, I really want it to be true. – Augusten Burroughs
  4. A great writer creates a world of his own and his readers are proud to live in it. A lesser writer may entice them in for a moment, but soon he will watch them filing out. – Cyril Connolly
  5. I believe it is important to speak to your readers in person... to enable people to have a whole picture of me; I have to both write and speak. I view my role as writer and also as oral communicator. – Buchi Emecheta
  6. Raymond Carver is good. I think he'll be appreciated more and more. He's an easy writer to imitate. – Leslie Fiedler
  7. Growing up, I never gave a thought to being a writer All I ever wanted to be was a traveler and explorer. Science -fiction allowed me to go places that were otherwise inaccessible, which is why I started reading it. I was going to be a lawyer, but I got saved. – Alan Dean Foster
  8. A writer who is in a hurry to be understood today or tomorrow runs the danger of being misunderstood the day after tomorrow. – Johann G. Hamann
  9. More than a half, maybe as much as two -thirds of my life as a writer is rewriting. I wouldn't say I have a talent that's special. It strikes me that I have an unusual kind of stamina. – John Irving
  10. Although I've said a million times that I'm not a horror writer I do like horror. – Dean Koontz
  11. I was a government employee in the morning and a writer in the evening. – Naguib Mahfouz
  12. It is simply not part of my culture to preserve notes. I have never heard of a writer preserving his early drafts. – Naguib Mahfouz
  13. As a writer you have control of the words you put on the page. But once that manuscript leaves your hand, you give control to the reader. As a director, you are limited by everything: weather, budget, and egos. – Nicholas Meyer
  14. When you're a writer you no longer see things with the freshness of the normal person. There are always two figures that work inside you. – Brian Moore
  15. It seems that the fiction writer has a revolting attachment to the poor, for even when he writes about the rich, he is more concerned with what they lack than with what they have. – Flannery O'Connor

Usage examples for writer

  1. You, a writer yourself, must know what that is! – Here and Hereafter by Barry Pain
  2. The best subject for any writer is one that he is interested in. – Guide to Life and Literature of the Southwest by J. Frank Dobie
  3. And so difficult to read is it that not even the writer of any sentence in that language has ever been able to make out what he meant, twenty- four hours after! – Sweethearts at Home by S. R. Crockett
  4. I think the fact his already been noticed by some writer at all events, it is evident enough to have occurred to any one. – Ideala by Sarah Grand
  5. Then back to the war scare; to the last book of a great French writer and once more to Winlow's flight. – The Patrician by John Galsworthy
  6. And that would give you time to win your reputation as a writer – The Sisters-In-Law by Gertrude Atherton
  7. The fault is not the fault of the writer – William Hickling Prescott by Harry Thurston Peck
  8. And as for art- the present writer will fight for its claims as long as he has breath. – The English Novel by George Saintsbury
  9. A writer is the other extreme from the business man. – The Film Mystery by Arthur B. Reeve
  10. It has its place in the work of every young writer – Seeing Things at Night by Heywood Broun
  11. I am a newspaper writer – Victor Ollnee's Discipline by Hamlin Garland
  12. Janina, moving away, gazed with admiration at the writer delighted with the opportunity of observing such a man at close range. – The Comedienne by Wladyslaw Reymont
  13. It has always seemed to the writer that the Spirit of the Lord is quite as pleased to follow a straight path as it is to follow a crooked one. – Principles of Teaching by Adam S. Bennion
  14. The writer was short and mysterious. – The Queen of Hearts by Wilkie Collins Last Updated: January 3, 2009
  15. The writer says in it, 'I shall be there. – The Film of Fear by Arnold Fredericks
  16. And the writer pondered much on the saying, but never got to the bottom of it or knew how true it was. – White Fire by John Oxenham
  17. The present writer will not think so unless he shall soon turn his hand to some useful task. – Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope
  18. And you a writer – The Creature from Cleveland Depths by Fritz Reuter Leiber
  19. Oh, well, murmured Kitty vaguely, a well- known writer like that often has to dash off to town in the middle of a holiday. – The Moon out of Reach by Margaret Pedler
  20. And is there any other writer who in so few words tells us of the woods in those days? – The Old English Herbals by Eleanour Sinclair Rohde

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