So clear, concise, and easy to read, yet covers so many different events, concepts, feelings, experiences… wise and profound ... from a Goodreads review
1,000 Quotes For Writers is an indispensable reference book compiled specifically for writers to fire your imagination - whether you write short stories, poetry, scripts, novels, nonfiction, blogs, or post daily on social media. 1,000 Quotes... will also appeal to anyone who loves good books It is filled with brilliant quotations from dozens of the world's forgotten authors.The book is divided into 60+ categories with more than a dozen quotes in each to match your mood, spur you to break through a writing block, discover new ideas for plot/setting/characters/resolution...or just read random pages, reacquainting yourself with lines from a fabulous array of authors... Tolstoy, Dumas, Beckett, Jong, Shaw, Wilder, O'Neill, Cocteau, Steinbeck, Ionesco, Frost, Schiller, the Brontes, Babel, Gogol, Dostoyevsky, Milosz, Kundera, Zola, Stendhal, Angelou ...and dozens of others. The quotes are categorized under: solitude, imagination, what is past, soldiers, death, war, the Victorians, the British, the Americans, the French, the Russians, the Germans, life & hope, truths, women, happiness, winter, summer, friends, always reading..., the poets, the dramatists, the novelists, dark, light.... and many, many more.
Authors included span several centuries and continents; the quotations are thoughtfully organized. It is a beautiful book with a user-friendly layout so it is easy to just read a few lines or pages.. It makes a fantastic gift for students of all ages, to pique their interests in writers long-forgotten by most current school curricula; the quick-read format and illustrations will also appeal to young people acclimated to graphic novels and social media.
Seamus Heaney said, "If you have the words, there's always a chance that you'll find the way."
1,000 Quotes For Writers will help you find those words and light your way. This volume makes a fantastic addition to any writer's reference library and makes a wonderful gift for other writers - and readers - you know. Now available worldwide in digital and print formats.
...A clever and well-presented book and a MUST READ for anyone who wants any sort of inspiration for their writing… from a Goodreads review
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Table of Contents
Summer; Reading; Friendship; Life; On writing...; The Poets; Peace; Life again...; The Russians; Youth; Night & Day; Happiness; Words; War; Reading again...; The British; Philosophical musings; People...; Love; Human; The Victorians; Babel, Gogol & Dostoyevsky; The Americans; Shaw, Wilder & O’Neill; Imagination; What is past...; Soldiers; Death; Ibsen & Chekhov; Truth; Time; Imagine...; Confession; Chekhov & Tolstoy; Politics; Truths; Life & Hope; Friends; The Victorians; Winter; Women; Writing...; Always reading...; The Germans; Words...; The Poets; The Dramatists; Life & Love; Writers; The Novelists; Desire; American Poets; The French; Sorrow; Solitude; On living...; Truths & Illusions; On being a writer; Courage & Fear; Unforgettable; The Europeans; Thoughts...; Advice; Poetry & The Poets; Life & Truth; Dark; Light.