Thursday Writing Quote ~ Ben Bova

Each story involves a race against time. That time bomb is set to explode at the climax of the story; its ticking should be heard on every page. - Ben Bova

Thursday Writing Quotes ~ Arthur Evans

Nothing, not love, not greed, not passion or hatred, is stronger than a writer's need to change another writer's copy. --Arthur Evans

Thursday Writing Quotes ~ Mark Twain

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.  --Mark Twain

Thursday Writing Quotes ~ Ellen Kushner

Writing advice is a dangerous beast: what's perfect advice for one sort of person can deadly for another. So if you're the sort of person who cranks out page after page of clunky prose and never edits themselves, ignore this. But if, like me and lots of people I know, you obsess about every comma and agonize over the sound of every sentence, put this up on a card above your desk: BASH IT OUT NOW, TART IT UP LATER. - Ellen Kushner